You can view the location of the virtual machine configuration and working files. This information is useful when you are configuring backup systems.


  • Verify that you are connected to the vCenter Server or ESXi host on which the virtual machine runs.
  • Verify that you have access to the virtual machine in the vSphere Client inventory list.


  1. In the vSphere Client inventory, right-click the virtual machine and select Edit Settings.
  2. Click the Options tab and select General Options.
  3. Record the location of the configuration and working files and click OK to close the dialog box.