You can increase the guest operating system variable memory limit if large amounts of custom information are being stored in the configuration file.

Power off the virtual machine.

1

In the vSphere Client, select the virtual machine in the inventory panel.

2

On the Summary tab, click Edit Settings.

3

Select Options > Advanced > General and click Configuration Parameters.

4

If the size limit attribute is not present, you must add it.

a

Click Add Row.

b

In the Name column, type tools.setInfo.sizeLimit.

c

In the Value column, type Number of Bytes.

If the size limit attribute exists, modify it to reflect the appropriate limits.

5

Click OK to close the Configuration Parameters dialog box, and click OK again to close the Virtual Machine Properties dialog box.