You can customize the graphics options on a per host basis.

Before you begin

Virtual machines should be powered off.


  1. Select a host and select Configure > Graphics.
  2. Under Host Graphics, select Edit.
  3. In the Edit Host Graphics Settings window, select:




    VMware shared virtual graphics

    Shared Direct

    Vendor shared passthrough graphics

  4. Select a shared passthrough GPU assignment policy.
    1. Spread VMs across GPUs (best performance)
    2. Group VMs on GPU until full (GPU Consolidation)
  5. Click OK.

What to do next

After clicking OK, you must restart Xorg on the host.