VMWARE Server Software

I do realize that this software is older but it's already installed and all I have to use currently.

i built a MS Server 08 VM and I plugged in my external hard drive into the physical machine and the VM doesn't see it. I need to restore another system backup and its on this external hard drive. I tried to use Power ISO to create an ISO image and mount it but it's too large. 90GB.

Any ideas??

Thanks,
Larry H.
LHernandez2Asked:
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Seaton007Commented:
VMware won't see the external USB device.  You will need to get the files on the local drive somehow first.
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dipopoCommented:
Would that be external "USB" harddisk? Sir!
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LHernandez2Author Commented:
Yes it is a USB external HD also the VM does not have enough space allocated to accommodate the backup file.
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dipopoCommented:
The post above me beat me to it, only later versions support USB pass-thorugh, but there is the age old CIFS/SMB you can use, any opportunity to place another machine on the same subnet?

If yes connect to it via UNC path.
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