How to assign 4 CPU cores to single socket in VMWare ESXi version 6.5.0
You have 2 options:
- You can upgrade the ESXi software to VMWare ESXi version 6.5.0 update01 build 5969303.
- As a workaround, the OVA file (Example: PA-VM-ESX-8.0.5.ova), can be modified to alow a higher number of cores. See the following example of what was changed in the OVA file.
New Entry :
NOTE: If more than two sockets are used, then you might experience performance issues because the packets may have to travel across the sockets.