You can add up to ten virtual network adapters to a virtual machine.

Familiarize yourself with the various types of network configurations. See Configuring the Network Connection.

Shut down or power off the virtual machine. You cannot change the setting while the virtual machine is powered on or suspended.


From the VMware Fusion menu bar, select Window > Virtual Machine Library.


Select a virtual machine and click Settings.


Click Add Device.


Click Network Adapter.


Click Add.


Either select a network configuration from the list or, if you have VMware Fusion Professional, click Configure below the list to create a new network.

For more information on creating a custom network, see Creating Custom Networks. For more information on configuring a new network adapter, see Connect and Set Up the Network Adapter.