You can prevent virtual machines from VMX swapping to the VSA datastores by disabling VMX swapping on each virtual machine that runs in the VSA cluster.

Power off the virtual machine before you change its settings.

1

In the vSphere Client, right-click a virtual machine from the inventory.

2

Select the Options tab, and under Advanced, select General.

3

Click Configuration Parameters.

The Configuration Parameters window appears.

4

Click Add Row.

5

Type the information required to disable the virtual machine from swapping to the VSA datastores and click OK.

Option

Action

Name

sched.swap.vmxSwapEnabled

Value

false

6

In the Virtual Machine Properties window, click OK to confirm the changes.

VMX swapping to the VSA datastore is disabled for the virtual machine.

Repeat the steps for all virtual machines in the VSA cluster.