This feature currently requires the experimental flag to be used. To explicitly enable this feature, you can set the experimental flag to:


Please note that VAGRANT_EXPERIMENTAL is an environment variable. For more information about this flag visit the Experimental docs page for more info. Without this flag enabled, any disks defined will not be configured.

For examples of how to use the disk feature with VMWware, please refer to the general disk usage guide for more examples.

»provider_config options

Vagrant supports some additional VMWware specific options for specifying disk.

To define a provider specific option, please refer to the Disk Options documentation page for more info.

»Note about options defined below

It is possible these options could be out of date or stale. If you happen to see an option that has changed or is missing from this page, please open an issue or pull request on Vagrants GitHub page to correct this.

  • bus_type (string) - Sets the bus type when attaching the disk. Possible options are sata, ide, and scsi. Defaults to scsi
  • adapter_type (string) - Sets the adapter type when creating the disk. Possible options are ide, buslogic and lsilogic. Defaults to lsilogic