vSphere 5.5 Storage Configuration Maximums

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Continuing my infrequent series in flashcards that you might find useful for VCP certification etc.. these ones cover vSphere 5.5 Storage…

Virtual Machine Storage Maximums

  • VMFS Volume Size
    64TB
  • FC LUN Size
    64TB
  • FC LUNs per Host
    256
  • Maximum NICs Bound to Software iSCSI
    8
  • VMFS Volumes per Host
    256
  • NFS Mounts per Host
    256
  • Virtual Disks Per Host
    2048
  • RDM - Physical Compatibility
    64TB
  • Software FCoE Adapters
    4
  • Number of Paths to a LUN (iSCSI)
    8
  • Number of Total Paths on a Server
    1024
  • iSCSI (Physical) LUNs per Server
    256
  • Number of Paths to FC LUN
    32
  • Hosts per VMFS Volume
    64
  • Powered on VMs per VMFS Volume
    2048
  • Number of HBAs of any type
    8
  • Targets per HBA
    256
  • Software iSCSI Targets
    256
  • RDM - Virtual Compatibility
    62TB
  • HBA Ports
    16

Useful Links and Resources

http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere5/r55/vsphere-55-configuration-maximums.pdf


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