When is the page file for a Windows guest OS or the swap partition for a Linux guest OS created?
When the Virtual Machine is created
When a Virtual Machine is first powered on
When the Guest OS is installed on the Virtual Machine
When a reservation is set for the Virtual Machine
Understanding the files that make up a VMware virtual machine
When you power on a VM, a memory swap file is created that can be used in lieu of physical host memory if an ESX host exhausts all of its physical memory because it is overcommitted. These files are deleted when a VM is powered off or suspended.