Encrypt your virtual machine with a password to control access to the virtual machine and its contents.

Suspend or power off the virtual machine.

1

Click Virtual Machine > Settings.

2

Click Encryption.

3

Drag the Encryption slider to ON.

4

Enter the password to use to encrypt the virtual machine.

Important

Remember this password. You cannot access the virtual machine without it.

5

Enter the password again.

6

(Optional) Select the Remember Password check box to store the password in your Mac's Keychain password management system.

7

Click OK.

The virtual machine is encrypted and requires the password to be started or resumed.