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Does pausing a VM on ESXi release resources?

If I have a vm that is running slow will pausing other VMs help?

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Yes, that will work just fine.

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@NitroxDM - In addition, you may want to look into setting resource reservations for this VM so that it always is able to get the resources it needs. –  EEAA Nov 15 '10 at 20:14
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