How to Share Folders Between the Host and the MED-V Workspace
You can share folders between the host and the MED-V workspace. The shared folders can be stored on the following:
An external computer on the network
The host computer
The following procedures demonstrate how to share folders between the host and the MED-V workspace.
To share folders located on the network
Configure MED-V in full desktop mode.
In MED-V management, on the Network tab, click Use different IP address than host (Bridge).
Do the following on the host computer:
In Control Panel, click View network status and tasks, and set Network discovery to On.
On the Start menu, right-click Computer, and click Map network drive.
In the Map Network Drive dialog box, in the Drive field, select a drive.
Ensure that the same drive letter is not in use on both computers.
In the Browse For Folder dialog box, browse to the shared drive, and click OK.
Repeat step 3 in the MED-V workspace. Point to the same drive as on the host computer.
To share folders located on the host
Configure the folder to be shared with the appropriate permissions.
From the MED-V workspace, go to My network places and locate the shared folder.
From the MED-V workspace, locate the shared folder.
Ensure that both the host and MED-V workspace computers are in the same domain or workgroup.