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.
- Browse to the host in the vSphere Web Client navigator.
- Click the Manage tab and click Settings.
- Under Virtual Machines, select Virtual Machine Swapfile Location.
- Click Edit and select Selected Datastore.
- Select a local datastore from the list and click OK.
Host-local swap is now enabled for the standalone host.