You can increase the guest operating system variable memory limit if large amounts of custom information are being stored in the configuration file.


Power off the virtual machine.


  1. In the vSphere Client, select the virtual machine in the inventory panel.
  2. On the Summary tab, click Edit Settings.
  3. Select Options > Advanced > General and click Configuration Parameters.
  4. If the size limit attribute is not present, you must add it.
    1. Click Add Row.
    2. In the Name column, type tools.setInfo.sizeLimit.
    3. In the Value column, type Number of Bytes.
    If the size limit attribute exists, modify it to reflect the appropriate limits.
  5. Click OK to close the Configuration Parameters dialog box, and click OK again to close the Virtual Machine Properties dialog box.