What is true about this scenario?

Using the vSphere Client from a remote PC, an administrator wants to connect a virtual machine and burn a DVD.
What is true about this scenario?

A.
The host device must be used. The virtual machine must be configured for Host Device and Passthrough IDE mode.

B.
The remote client device can be used. The virtual machine must be configured for Host Device and Emulate IDE mode.

C.
The host device must be used. The virtual machine must be configured for Host Device and Emulate IDE mode.

D.
The remote client device can be used. The virtual machine must be configured for Host Device and Passthrough IDE mode.

Explanation:

Ref: http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/index.jsp?topic=/com.vmware.vsphere.vcenterhost.doc_50/GUID-3B5AF2B1-C534-4426-B97A-D14019A8010F.html

One Comment on “What is true about this scenario?

  1. Ed says:

    Based on my research, both host and client DVD/CD devices can be used. Since A, B, C use “must”. That is why they are wrong, but the second part of D looks suspicious. Why a host Pass through is needed, if a remote device will be used? Typo?

    http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/index.jsp?topic=/com.vmware.vsphere.storage.doc_50/GUID-3F97FB05-3C92-4040-84E7-D928555B3808.html#com.vmware.vsphere.vm_admin.doc_50/GUID-E2541627-9C9E-4408-ACAF-0C094737B8FF.html?resultof=%2522%2564%2576%2564%2522%2520%2522%2568%256f%2573%2574%2522%2520


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