You can adjust the latency sensitivity of a virtual machine.


ESXi 6.7 requires full CPU reservation to power on a VM with hardware version 14 when Latency Sensitivity is set to high.


  1. Browse to the virtual machine in the vSphere Client.
    1. To find a virtual machine, select a data center, folder, cluster, resource pool, or host.
    2. Click the VMs tab.
  2. Right-click the virtual machine and click Edit Settings.
  3. Click VM Options and click Advanced.
  4. Select a setting from the Latency Sensitivity drop-down menu.
  5. Click OK.