Memory compression is enabled by default. You can use Advanced System Settings in the vSphere Web Client to enable or disable memory compression for a host.

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Browse to the host in the vSphere Web Client navigator.

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Click the Manage tab and click Settings.

3

Under System, select Advanced System Settings.

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Locate Mem.MemZipEnable and click the Edit button.

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Enter 1 to enable or enter 0 to disable the memory compression cache.

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Click OK.