Before you complete the creation of a virtual machine, you can review the hardware configuration and also add hardware to the virtual machine.

1

On the Ready to Complete page, review the hardware configuration.

2

To add hardware, click More Hardware and select a hardware device type to add.

Option

Description

Hard Disk

Adds a hard disk.

Network Adapter

Adds a network adapter.

CD/DVD Drive

Adds a CD or DVD drive.

Floppy Drive

Adds a floppy drive.

Serial Port

Adds a serial port.

Parallel Port

Adds a parallel port.

Passthrough SCSI Device

Adds a SCSI device.

USB Controller

Unavailable if you already added a USB controller.

3

To power on the virtual machine after you complete the wizard, select the Power on your new virtual machine now check box.

4

To create the virtual machine with the listed hardware components, click Finish.

The new virtual machine is added to the list of virtual machines on the ESX host.