For increased security, you can add a virtual cryptoprocessor that is equipped with Trusted Platform Module (TPM) technology to an encrypted virtual machine.
- Create a virtual machine with a minimum hardware version of 14 that uses the UEFI firmware type.
- Encrypt the virtual machine. See Encrypt and Restrict a Virtual Machine.
- Select .
- Select a virtual machine in the Virtual Machine Library window and click Settings.
- Click Add Device.
- Click Trusted Platform Module.
If the option is not available, the Trusted Platform Module device is not supported on the guest.
- Click Add.
A dialog box appears.
- Close the dialog box.
The virtual machine uses the virtual TPM device.
Note: You cannot decrypt the virtual machine when the TPM device is present.