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 DRS cluster.

1

Browse to the cluster in the vSphere Web Client navigator.

2

Click the Manage tab and click Settings.

3

Under Configuration, click General to view the swap file location and click Edit to change it.

4

Select the Datastore specified by host option and click OK.

5

Browse to one of the hosts in the cluster in the vSphere Web Client navigator.

6

Click the Manage tab and click Settings.

7

Under Virtual Machines, select Virtual Machine Swapfile Location.

8

Click Edit and select the local datastore to use and click OK.

9

Repeat Step 5 through Step 8 for each host in the cluster.

Host-local swap is now enabled for the DRS cluster.