You can configure the workgroup and the domain for a virtual machine.

Prerequisites

On the Options page of the Configuration wizard, select Customize guest preferences for the virtual machine and click Next to view and modify the available customization options.

Procedure

  1. On the Customizations page, select Workgroup/Domain from the options list.
  2. Select how the virtual machine participates in the destination network.

    Option

    Description

    Workgroup

    The text box must have a value. Valid characters include A-Z, a-z, 0-9, space, and the hyphen (-). The maximum length is 15 characters.

    Windows server domain

    The text box must have a value. Valid characters include A-Z, a-z, 0-9, space, period, and the hyphen (-). The maximum length is 64 characters. User credentials are required.

Results

The configured virtual machine connects to the specified workgroup and domain server.

What to do next

You can select another option to set or click Next to view a summary of the configuration job. If the Next button is inactive, check the Current settings list for other settings that need your attention on this page.