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.

Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.

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In the vSphere Client, select the host in the inventory.

2

Click the Configuration.

3

Under Software, select Virtual Machine Swapfile Location. and click Edit.

4

Select Store the swapfile in the swapfile datastore.

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Select a local datastore from the list and click OK.

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