You can add a virtual hard disk and select a disk image on a virtual machine hosted on a remote server.


Verify that the following conditions are met:

  • You have login credentials for the server where the virtual machine is hosted.
  • The virtual machine is powered off.


  1. Select File > Connect to Server.
  2. Enter the name of the host server or select a server from the Recent Servers drop-down menu.
  3. Enter your login credentials and click Connect.
  4. Select Virtual Machine > Settings.
  5. Click Add Device.
  6. Click Hard Disk.
  7. Select a .vmdk file from the File name drop-down menu.
  8. Use the disk size slider to specify the size of the virtual disk.
  9. (Optional) Expand Advanced options and select a bus type and choose how to allocate the disk space.