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 Web Client navigator.

2

Click the Manage tab and click Settings.

3

Under Virtual Machines, select Virtual Machine Swapfile 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.