You can insert media such as CD/DVD images from catalogs to use in a virtual machine guest operating system. You can use these media files to install an operating system in the virtual machine, various applications, drivers, and so on.

Prerequisites

You have access to a catalog with media files.

Procedure

  1. On the Virtual Datacenters dashboard screen, click the card of the virtual data center you want to explore and select Virtual Machines from the left panel.
  2. Click Card Icon to view the list in a card view and, optionally, filter the list of virtual machines from the Look in drop-down menu.
  3. Select the virtual machine where you want to add the media.
  4. From the More menu, select Insert Media.
  5. From the Insert CD window, select the media file to insert in the virtual machine.
  6. Click Insert.