Virtual Center is reading Memory usage wrong.

GWitek
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ESX3.5
VirtualCenter 2.5
My Virtual Center keeps alarming me that one of the VM's is running low on virtual memory.  When I log into the VM and check task manager, it's not reading high what so ever.

I'm almost certain i'm missing the obvious here.

TIA
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What about your paging file?? How big is it?

Try setting up a page file manually, set it up:

from "half of your ram"  to "your ram size"

Restart

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Mike

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How much memory is there on the host running the VM, it appears the memory resources are used up.

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I'm not sure I understand your question about the paging file.
What would that have anything to do with VirtualCenter mis-reading the VM


The host running the VM has plenty of memory. 16Gb free
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The first dip at 6:10 was just a simple restart of the VM. It didn't have an effect the memory usage problem.
Shortly after 6:15 I turned off the VM and lowered the amount of memory to 3Gb.
I restarted one time again around 6:35.
I'm officially lost.
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Can I get you guys any more information?

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What is that VM used for SQL?

Author

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It's an AD, DNS, and DFS server.
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I'm not going to worry about this any more until I get VC updated.
If no more advice is given I will close the question.

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Was clicking to fast and accidentally inserted the wrong link.
This problem was fixed by an update to Virtual Center.

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