Which of the following is true about this scenario?

Using the vSphere Client from a remote PC, an administrator needs to connect to a Virtual Machine and burn a DVD Which of the following is true about this scenario?

A.
The remote client device can be used The VM must be configured for Client Device and Passthrough IDE mode.

B.
The Host device must be used The VM must be configured for Host Device and Passthrough IDE mode.

C.
The remote client device can be used. The VM must be configured for Client Device and Emulate IDE mode.

D.
The Host device must be used. The VM must be configured for Host Device and Emulate IDE mode.

5 Comments on “Which of the following is true about this scenario?

  1. Bubez says:

    B (Passtrough IDE) is correct.

    http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/index.jsp?topic=/com.vmware.vsphere.vcenterhost.doc_50/GUID-3B5AF2B1-C534-4426-B97A-D14019A8010F.html
    or
    Page 140 of vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-50-virtual-machine-admin-guide.pdf

    Configure a Client Device Type for the DVD/CD-ROM Drive in the vSphere Client
    You can connect the DVD/CD-ROM device to a physical DVD or CD-ROM device on the system running the vSphere Client.
    Procedure
    Select the virtual machine in the vSphere Client inventory.
    Click the CD/DVD Connections icon on the virtual machine toolbar.
    Select a drive or ISO image from the CD/DVD drive drop-down menu.
    Passthrough IDE (raw) mode access is set by default, which lets you write or burn a remote CD.


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