Error: “Cannot allocate memory” when Creating/Editing a VPG
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An administrator cannot create or edit a VPG due to a memory allocation error.
This issue is caused by a lack of heap space on an ESX/ESXi host when a large quantity of virtual disk space is active.
Create/Edit a VPG task fails with error:
Cannot allocate memory
This issue can be resolved by following the instructions in this VMware KB article.
Alternately, this issue can be resolved by selecting a different target host for the VPG/specific VM(s).