You determine the size of the compute resources, start-up configuration, and patching and upgrade support for the ESXi hosts for the management domain according to the aggregated requirements of the management components of
VMware Cloud Foundation.
Sizing Compute Resources for ESXi for the Management Domain You size the compute resources of the ESXi hosts in the management domain according to the system requirements of the management components and the requirements for managing customer workloads hosted on VMware Cloud Foundation.
Host Boot Device and Scratch Partition Design for the Management Domain Determining the boot device type and size for each ESXi host in the management domain of VMware Cloud Foundation is important for the creation of system storage volumes. You also plan the location of the scratch partition according to the selected boot device type so that system log information is available even if a storage failure occurs.
Virtual Machine Swap File Design for the Management Domain When you decide on the placement of the VMkernel swap file of the virtual machines running in the management domain of VMware Cloud Foundation, consider the configuration efforts and traffic related to transferring virtual machine system data across the data center.