You can specify the location of your swap file, reserve swap space when memory is overcommitted, and delete a swap file.

ESXi hosts use swapping to forcibly reclaim memory from a virtual machine when the vmmemctl driver is not available or is not responsive.

It was never installed.

It is explicitly disabled.

It is not running (for example, while the guest operating system is booting).

It is temporarily unable to reclaim memory quickly enough to satisfy current system demands.

It is functioning properly, but maximum balloon size is reached.

Standard demand-paging techniques swap pages back in when the virtual machine needs them.