You can add one or more virtual NICs to a virtual machine.

Virtual machine version 4 supports up to four NICs, and virtual machine versions 7, 8, 9, and 10 support up to ten NICs. You do not need to power off the virtual machine to add a network interface.

For information about supported network adapter types, see


  1. Click My Cloud.
  2. In the left pane, click VMs.
  3. Select a virtual machine, right-click, and select Properties.
  4. Click the Hardware tab, and in the NICs section, click Add.
  5. (Optional) Modify the NIC settings.
  6. Click OK.