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creating New VM from an iso image in the Network

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creating New VM from an iso image in the Network
I have an iso image of windows 7, I am using Vmware fusion , so I have Vsphere client an ESX server, no shared storage. I have installed VM machine but not associated to iso image.

Now when I edit settings , select CD/DVD and try to browse to the iso image which is windows host , it does not give me the option to browse to it, all it does it browses to the local datastore of the ESX server.

Any help will be very much appreciated.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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If you have the ISO image on your Windows Computer, after powering on the VM, Open a Console Window, and Select the Connect/Disconnect CDROM with Spanner ICON, and then connect to ISO Image on Local Disk.

CLICK ICON
and make sure that CD-ROM/DVD-ROM is set to Client Device.

client cdrom
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Thank you
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