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How do I create a shared folder in VMware Workstation Player or VMware Fusion?

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  1. On your local computer, create the SASUniversityEdition folder (in a location that you will remember and that does not require administrative rights to access) and create the myfolders subfolder. You will save all your SAS University Edition files to this folder.

    Note The name of the shared folder is case sensitive and should not include any spaces or special characters.

  2. In VMware Workstation Player, select the SAS University Edition vApp, and then click Edit virtual machine settings.

  3. On the Options tab, select Shared Folders.

  4. In the Folder sharing area, select Always enabled.

  5. To add a new shared folder, click Add. The Add Shared Folder Wizard appears.
    1. In the Name the Shared Folder step, click Browse. In the Browse for Folder window, open the SASUniverityEdition folder and select the myfolders subfolder. Click OK.

      Note The name of the shared folder is case sensitive and should not include any spaces or special characters.

      Click Next.

    2. In the Specify Shared Folder Attributes step, click Finish.

  6. In the Virtual Machines Settings dialog box, click OK.
  1. On your local computer, create the SASUniversityEdition folder (in a location that you will remember) and create the myfolders subfolder. You will save all your SAS University Edition files to this folder.

  2. In VMware Fusion, select Virtual Machine > Sharing > Sharing Settings to open the University: Sharing window.

  3. Set the value of Shared Folders to On.

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  4. Click + to open a file browser window.

  5. Open the SASUniverityEdition folder, and select the myfolders subfolder.

    Note The name of the shared folder is case sensitive and should not contain any spaces. If you use a network folder, do not include a backslash (\) in the name of the shared folder.
  6. In the University: Sharing window, click Add. Then close this window.
  1. On your local computer, create the SASUniversityEdition folder (in a location that you will remember) and create the myfolders subfolder. You will save all your SAS University Edition files to this folder.

  2. In VMware Player, select the SAS University Edition vApp, and then click Edit virtual machine settings.

  3. On the Options tab, select Shared Folders.

  4. In the Folder sharing area, select Always enabled.

  5. To add a new shared folder, click Add. The Add Shared Folder Wizard appears.
    1. In the Name the Shared Folder step, click Browse. In the Browse for Folder window, open the SASUniversityEdition folder and select the myfolders subfolder. Click OK.

      Note The name of the shared folder is case sensitive and should not contain any spaces. If you use a network folder, do not include a backslash (\) in the name of the shared folder.

      Click Next.

    2. In the Specify Shared Folder Attributes step, click Finish.

  6. In the Virtual Machines Settings dialog box, click OK.