You can access your local image drive files (.iso or .flp) on a virtual machine with VMware Remote Console.

In Linux, make sure that the image device files that you use are not mounted or in use.

1

In the VMware Remote Console window, select Devices > <Device Name> > Connect to Disk Image File.

2

In the Choose Image dialog box, browse for the .iso or .flp file to connect to the virtual machine.