Adding paravirtualized hardware adapters to a virtual machine is done by using the following process:
- Access the Guest OS compatibility section of the VMware HCL at http://www.vmware.com/go/hcl to determine guest OS support for paravirtual adapters. A screenshot of the Guest OS compatibility HCL, along with the Networking and Storage adapters highlighted in red boxes, is as follows:
- Install VMware Tools in the virtual machine.
- To install the paravirtualized network adapter, edit the virtual machine's Virtual Hardware, add a New Network adapter, and select ...