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VMWare, setting memory reservation

Posted on 2013-12-09
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I am running ESXi 5.5

My VM is powered down

I rt click on the VM, goto Edit Settings, hit Resources->memory

Now I want to change the memory reservation to 0, but all the options are greyed out, even though the VM is powered down.  The reservation is set to 32 MB, but I do not seem to be able to change it because it is greyed out.

How can I change my memory reservation ?

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A couple questions:
1) What Guest OS is it?
2) Do you have Resource Pools setup in the Parent container(s)?

Some things to check:
1) Check your user permissions to ensure you have permission to adjust such a resource?
2) It sounds like you're using the vSphere client, maybe try the same procedure in the webclient.

/Steve
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 250 total points
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Is there a Task Currently in Progress  on the VM?

e.g. is it being backed up?
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