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please explain maximum no of virtual machine support by exsi 5.5 and exsi 6 service console

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please explain maximum no of virtual machine support by exsi 5.5 and exsi 6 service console

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jagdish_rana
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Hi There,

Please refer the KB article provided by vmware

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=100349...

Please advise will it helpful.

Thanks

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IBM_India
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in ESX5.5 maximum VM =512 and hardware Ver. 10

in ESX 6 maximum VM = 1024 and hardware Ver 11

for full details please see below pdf file

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

https://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere6/r60/vsphere-60-configuration-maximums.pdf

if you think this post is helpful, please provide points accordingly thanks Zubair Technical Specialist
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RahulVmware1985
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Hey,

ESXI 5.5 Host = 512 Vm's        4000 VM's per cluster

ESXI 6.0 Host ( not service console) = 1000 VM's      8000 VM's per cluster

Regards

Rahul

keshavkant
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Hi,

It also  depends on that you are using HA or not. The following restrictions apply to an HA cluster

Given is  Quick Comparison table between the Configuration maximums of  vSphere 5.5 and vSphere 6.0:

VM per cluster

Vsphere 5.5 = 4000

VSphere 6.0= 8000

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