You can add up to ten virtual network adapters to a virtual machine.


  • Familiarize yourself with the various types of network configurations. See Configuring the Network Connection.
  • Shut down or power off the virtual machine. You cannot change the setting while the virtual machine is powered on or suspended.


  1. Select Window > Virtual Machine Library.
  2. Select a virtual machine in the Virtual Machine Library window and click Settings.
  3. Click Add Device.
  4. Click Network Adapter.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Either select a network configuration from the list or, if you have Fusion Pro, click Configure below the list to create a new network.

What to do next

For more information about creating a custom network, see Creating Custom Networks. For more information about configuring a new network adapter, see Connect and Set Up the Network Adapter.