Host-local swap allows you to specify a datastore stored locally on the host as the swap file location. You can enable host-local swap for a standalone host.


  1. Browse to the host in the vSphere Client.
  2. Click Configure.
  3. Under Virtual Machines, select Swap file location.
  4. Click Edit and select Selected Datastore.
  5. Select a local datastore from the list and click OK.


Host-local swap is now enabled for the standalone host.