How to change default swap settings for Proxmox VE

  • Check Default swap policy from value 60 to 0
cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness
#default value is 60 , it means when the memory remain 60, the swap will be enable

  • Change swap policy
# Temp to change default swap enable when memory remain 0.
sysctl vm.swappiness=0

# Permanent to change swapp
cat << EOF >> /etc/sysctl.conf
vm.swappiness=0

#apply settings
sysctl -p


# check 
 cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness
  • Vacuum swap
swapoff -a
swapon -a