June 04, 2015

Vmware Vsphere Configuration Maximums


VMware Vsphere ESXi Host Maximum

ItemsMaximum
vSphere 5.0vSphere 5.1vSphere 5.5
Logical CPUs per host160160320
Virtual machine per host512512512
Virtual CPUS per host204820484096
Virtual CPUs per core252532
FT Virtual Disks161616
RAM per FT virtual machine646464
FT virtual machine per host444
FT virtual CPUs per virtual machine111


VMware Vsphere  ESXi Virtual Machine Maximum

ItemsMaximum
vSphere 5.0vSphere 5.1vSphere 5.5
Virtual CPUs per virtual machine326464
RAM per virtual machine1 TB1 TB1 TB
Virtual SCSI targets per virtual machine606060
Virtual Disks per virtual machine606060
Virtual NIC per virtual machine101010
Concurrent remote console connection per virtual machine404040
Virtual disk size2 TB2 TB62 TB
Video memory per virtual machine128 MB128 MB512 MB




VMware Vsphere  Memory Maximum


Items

Maximum
vSphere 5.0vSphere 5.1vSphere 5.5
RAM per host2 TB2 TB4 TB
No of swap files per virtual machine111
Swap file size1 TB1 TBNA


vmware vsphere  vCenter Server maximums


Items

Maximum
vSphere 5.0vSphere 5.1vSphere 5.5
Hosts per vCenter Server100010001000
Powered‐on virtual machines 

per vCenter Server
100001000010000
Registered virtual machines

 per vCenter Server
150015001500
Linked vCenter Servers101010
Hosts in linked vCenter Servers300030003000
Concurrent vSphere Client connections

to vCenter Server
100100100
Number of host per datacentre500500500
Registered virtual machines

 in linked vCenter Servers
500005000050000



vmware vsphere  Cluster and resource pool maximums


Items

Maximum
vSphere 5.0vSphere 5.1vSphere 5.5
Hosts per cluster323232
Virtual machine per cluster300040004000
Virtual machines per host512512512
Resource pools per host160016001600
Children per resource pool102410241024
Resource pools per cluster160016001600




VMware Vsphere Storage Maximum


Items

Maximum
vSphere 5.0vSphere 5.1vSphere 5.5
Virtual Disks per host204820482048
LUNs per server256256256
Broadcom 1Gb iSCSI HBA initiator ports per server444
Broadcom 10Gb iSCSI HBA initiator ports per server444
No. of total paths on a server102410241024
No. of paths to a LUN888
Software iSCSI targets256256256
LUNs per host256256256
LUN sizeNA64 TB64 TB
No. of paths to a LUN323232
No. of total paths on a server102410241024
No. of HBAs of any type888
HBA ports161616
Targets per HBA256256256
Concurrent vMotion operations per datastore128128128
Concurrent storage vMotion operations per datastore888
Concurrent storage vMotion operations per host222
Concurrent vMotion operations per host (1Gb/s network)444
Concurrent vMotion operations per host (10Gb/s network)888

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