You can reserve a certain amount of virtual flash resource for host swap cache.

Note: This task is available only in the vSphere Web Client.


  1. Set up a virtual flash resource. Set Up Virtual Flash Resource.
  2. If your host is in maintenance mode, exit the maintenance mode before you configure a host swap cache


  1. Navigate to the host.
  2. Click the Configure tab.
  3. Under Virtual Flash, select Virtual Flash Host Swap Cache Configuration and click Edit.
  4. Select the Enable virtual flash host swap cache check box.
  5. Specify the amount of virtual flash resource to reserve for host swap cache.
  6. Click OK.