You can connect the CD/DVD device to an ISO file that is stored on a datastore accessible to the host.

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Select a virtual machine.

In the virtual machines and templates inventory tree, select a group of virtual machines and select a virtual machine from the list on the right.

Search for a virtual machine and select it from the search results list.

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In the VM Hardware panel, click Edit Settings.

3

Click Virtual Hardware.

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Click the triangle next to the CD/DVD drive to expand the CD/DVD drive options.

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From the Device Type drop-down menu, Datastore ISO File and click Browse to navigate to the file.

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In the drop-down menu under Virtual Device Node, select the node the drive uses in the virtual machine.

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(Optional) Select or deselect the Connected check box to connect or disconnect the device.

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(Optional) Select Connect At Power On to connect the device when the virtual machine powers on.

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Click OK.