VMware ESXi 5.5 - How to boot from the USB drive

I'm new to VMware.  I just installed ESXi 5.5 on my machine, and I can connect to it over the network by using VMware vSphere client.
Now I'd like to install a VM (Windows Server 2012 R2), for which I have the .iso file.  I've created a bootable USB with that .iso
Problem:  How to have the VM see that USB drive and boot from it?  I've added a USB controller, and added a USB device.  It can see that device, but there are no options to boot from it.  When I have the VM go into the BIOS settings, I can't see the USB device.  

How to install Windows using that USB drive?  Thanks.
Dwight BaerStudentAsked:
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Dwight BaerStudentAuthor Commented:
I have ESXi 5.5.

Will it be much different?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Exactly the same and no different!

All the articles are applicable for all versions of ESXi.

Including your 5.5.
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gheistCommented:
vsphere client cannot mount cd iso on virtual hardware v10 or 11 by default
You need to remove SATA CD drive and replace it with IDE CD in virtual machine configs.
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Dwight BaerStudentAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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