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


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:
    Option Description
    Shared 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.