Virtual machines support certain IDE drives and features.

  • Up to four devices, including disk, CD-ROM, and DVD drives, are supported.

  • DVD drives can be used to read data DVD discs only.

  • DVD video is not supported.

  • Hard disks can be virtual disks or physical disks.

  • IDE virtual disks can be up to 8TB.

  • CD-ROM drives can be physical devices or ISO image files.