You can enable a CD/DVD drive and select a disk image on a virtual machine hosted on a remote server. You can access or install software from a physical CD/DVD drive on to your remote virtual machine.

Verify that the following conditions are met:

You have login credentials for the server where the virtual machine is hosted.

The virtual machine is powered on.

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Select File > Connect to Server.

2

Enter the name of the host server or select a server from the Recent Servers drop-down menu.

3

Enter your login credentials and click Connect.

4

Select Virtual Machine > Settings.

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Click CD/DVD Drive.

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Select the Enable CD/DVD Drive check box.

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Select a remote disc image from the Choose a remote disc image drop-down menu.

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(Optional) Expand Advanced options and select a bus type from the drop-down menu.

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(Optional) Click Remove CD/DVD Drive to return to the CD/DVD drive that your virtual machine uses.