You can view or change virtual machine settings from the vSphere Web Client. Not all options are available to every virtual machine and some options rarely need to change from their defaults.
The host that the virtual machine runs on and the guest operating system must support any configurations that you make.
When you select Edit Settings from a virtual machine right-button menu and click VM Options, you can select one of the following options.
|General Options||Virtual machine name and location of the virtual machine configuration file and virtual machine working location. View or change the type and version of the guest operating system.|
|VMware Remote Console Options||Locking behavior and settings for simultaneous connections,|
|VMware Tools||Power Controls behavior, VMware Tools scripts, automatic upgrades, and time synchronization between the guest and host.|
|Power Management||Virtual machine Suspend behavior and wake on LAN.|
|Boot Options||Virtual machine boot options. Add a delay before booting, force entry into the BIOS or EFI setup screen, or set reboot options.|
|Advanced||Advanced virtual machine options. See the table below.|
|Fibre Channel NPIV||Virtual node and port World Wide Names (WWNs).|
When you select Edit Settings from a virtual machine right-button menu, click VM Options, and click Advanced, you can select one of the following options.
|Settings||Specify acceleration and logging settings.|
|Debugging and statistic||Specify the level of debugging information that is being collected.|
|Swap file location||Specify the swap file location.|
|Configuration Parameters||View, modify, or add configuration parameters.|
|Latency Sensitivity||Set a value for latency sensitivity.|