In addition to sharing folders through the Settings dialog box, you can also share folders by editing a configuration file.
- Create a configuration file named config if it does not exist in any of the following locations:
- Add the following line for each folder that you want to share:
For example, to share folders / and /home/user1, create the file /etc/vmware/config and add the following lines:
Folders that are shared in a configuration file are not listed in the Sharing pane of the Settings dialog. You can edit the configuration file to stop sharing folders or share additional folders.