Host-local swap allows you to specify a datastore stored locally on the host as the swap file location. You can enable host-local swap for a standalone host.
Before you begin
Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.
- In the vSphere Client, select the host in the inventory.
- Click the Configuration.
- Under Software, select Virtual Machine Swapfile Location. and click Edit.
- Select Store the swapfile in the swapfile datastore.
- Select a local datastore from the list and click OK.
Host-local swap is now enabled for the standalone host.