Map local disk/CD to Azure Virtual Machine

How to map local Disk/DVD drive to Azure Virtual Machine?

Anyone familiar with Terminal server or RD already knows how to map local disk/CD to the server.

The same way can be used to map local disk/DVD drive with Azure Virtual Machine, assuming that you already have installed and started VM on the cloud (Microsoft Azure)

Let’s get started!

logon to Microsoft Azure and browse to your Virtual Machine from the portal, and click on the Connect button, you will be prompted to Open or Save the RDP file for the remote session to your VM.

Click on Save and then open the directory where the RDP file was saved.

Right-click on your RDP files, and chooses Edit from the dropdown menu.


You will see the Remote Desktop Connection configuration window.


Click on the Local Resources tab, and in the Local devices and resources section, click on  the More… button.


Expand the Drives and select the local drives (CD/DVD) you want to access from within VM on windows Azure


Click connects and then logon to your VM on the cloud…


One Response to Map local disk/CD to Azure Virtual Machine

  1. Anonymous says:

    perfect, this is what I was looking for


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