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Cisco UCS 6100 and 6200 Series Configuration Limits for Cisco UCS Manager, Release 2.0

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Configuration Limits

Configuration Limits

The following tables list the Cisco verified limits for Cisco UCS 6100 and 6200 series fabric interconnects running Cisco UCS Manager release 2.0(x) 2.2(x).


Note


For additional VMware ESX configuration information, see the Cisco VM-FEX Best Practices for VMware ESX Environment Deployment Guide available at the following URL: http:/​/​www.cisco.com/​en/​US/​solutions/​collateral/​ns340/​ns517/​ns224/​ns944/​vm_​fex_​best_​practices_​deployment_​guide_​ns1124_​Networking_​Solutions_​White_​Paper.html


Ethernet Environment Configuration Limits

Feature Cisco UCS 6100 Series Cisco UCS 6200 Series

Active VLANs per Cisco UCS domain

982

This is the combined total of VLANs and VSANs that can be configured on each fabric interconnect. Of that total, no more than 32 can be VSANs.

982

This is the combined total of VLANs and VSANs that can be configured on each fabric interconnect. Of that total, no more than 32 can be VSANs.

VLAN/VSAN ID space per Cisco UCS domain

4013 unreserved space

4013 unreserved space

STP logical Interfaces (also referred to as VLAN port count) per fabric interconnect
Note   

The only exception is for failover vNICs. These consume resources on a per Cisco UCS domain basis.

14000

32000

VIFs (virtual interfaces) per fabric interconnect that map through VM-FEX to a vNIC or VM itself
Note   

The only exception is for failover vNICs. These consume resources on a per Cisco UCS domain basis.

2000

2000

IGMP groups per Cisco UCS domain

1000

1000

Uplink port channels per fabric interconnect

12

12

Member interfaces per port channel

8

8

Primary VLANs per Cisco UCS domain

Note   

Private VLANs count towards the total number of VLANs.

30

30

Secondary VLANs per Cisco UCS domain

30

30

QOS system classes per Cisco UCS domain

6 (including the class default)

6 (including the class default)

Dynamic virtual NICs per VIC

OS

Max vNICs for PTS

Max vNICs for UPT

Same as 6100 series

 

ESX 4.0

56

N/A

 
 

ESX 4.1

56

N/A

 
 

ESX 5.0

116

114 with 2 vHBAs

116 without vHBAs

56 with default configuration

54 with 2 vHBAs

56 without vHBAs

 
 

KVM 6.1

116

114 with 2 vHBAs

116 without vHBAs

N/A

 

Static virtual NICs per VIC

OS

VNICs

vHBAs

OS

VNICs

vHBAs

 

Win 2003

10

2

Win 2003

10

2

 

Win 2008

Total maximum combination of vNICs and vHBAs is limited to 20.

20

16

Win 2008

Total maximum combination of vNICs and vHBAs is limited to 20.

20

16

 

RHEL 5.4

Total maximum combination of vNICs and vHBAs is limited to 32.

32

16

RHEL 5.4

Total maximum combination of vNICs and vHBAs is limited to 32.

32

16

 

ESX 4UI

Total maximum combination of vNICs and vHBAs is limited to 26.

26

16

ESX 4UI

Total maximum combination of vNICs and vHBAs is limited to 26.

26

16

 

Xenserver 5.6FP1

Total maximum combination of vNICs and vHBAs is limited to 20.

20

2

Xenserver 5.6FP1

Total maximum combination of vNICs and vHBAs is limited to 20.

20

2

 

Xenserver 6.0

Total maximum combination of vNICs and vHBAs is limited to 32.

32

2

Xenserver 6.0

Total maximum combination of vNICs and vHBAs is limited to 32.

32

2

Fibre Channel Environment Configuration Limits

Feature Cisco UCS 6100 Series Cisco UCS 6200 Series

VSANs

32

Note   

This is the combined total of 982 VLANs and VSANs that can be configured on each fabric interconnect. Of that total, no more than 32 can be VSANs.

32

Note   

A combined total of 2000 VLANs and VSANs can be configured on each fabric interconnect.

Zones

  • Per VSAN—8000
  • Across all VSANS—8000
Note   

If you implement Cisco UCS Manager-based zoning, the maximum number of targets per service profile is 64.

  • Per VSAN—8000
  • Across all VSANS—8000
Note   

If you implement Cisco UCS Manager-based zoning, the maximum number of targets per service profile is 64.

Native FC links

Native 4G links:

  • 6120—8
  • 6140—16

Native 8G links:

  • 6120—6
  • 6140—12

6248—Up to 48

6296—Up to 96

Virtual Fibre Channel interfaces per fabric interconnect

160

240

Virtual Fibre Channel interfaces per blade

Note   

See VIC Environment Configuration Limits

16

16

Flogis per fabric interconnect

256

256

Maximum number of SAN port channels

4

4

Maximum port channel members per port channel

8

16

Port channel mode in NPV

Active

Active

Port channel mode in FC switching

On

On

VM-FEX Environment Configuration Limits

Feature Cisco UCS 6100 Series Cisco UCS 6200 Series

Hosts per DVS

52

52

DVSs per Cisco UCS domain

1

1

vCenters per Cisco UCS domain

1

4

Port profiles per Cisco UCS domain

512

512

Dynamic ports per port profile

4096

4096

Dynamic ports per DVS

4096

4096

General Network Configuration Limits

Feature Cisco UCS 6100 Series Cisco UCS 6200 Series

Unicast MAC addresses per fabric interconnect

13800 entries

20000 entries

Multicast MAC addresses per fabric interconnect

6000

7000

Secured interfaces per Cisco UCS domain

1000

1000 out of the 2000 VIFs can be port-secured.

1000

1000 out of the 2000 VIFs can be port-secured.

Secured MAC addresses per Cisco UCS domain

2000

MAC addresses secured using the port-security feature.

2000

MAC addresses secured using the port-security feature.

Maximum MTU

9000

9000

1G ports

6120—First 8 fixed ports

6140—First 16 fixed ports

6248—Up to 48

6296—Up to 96

IP storage appliances per fabric interconnect

2

2

SPAN active sessions per fabric interconnect

2

4

General Management Configuration Limits

Feature Cisco UCS 6100 Series Cisco UCS 6200 Series

Chassis per Cisco UCS domain

20

20

Maximum combined number of blade and rack servers per Cisco UCS domain

160

160

Maximum number of 2232PP Fabric Extenders per Cisco UCS domain

20 (10 per fabric interconnect)

20 (10 per fabric interconnect)

Local user accounts per Cisco UCS domain

48

48

Concurrent logins per user account

64

This total includes a maximum of 32 concurrent GUI logins and 32 concurrent CLI logins per user account.

This value is the same for both local and remote user accounts.

64

This total includes a maximum of 32 concurrent GUI logins and 32 concurrent CLI logins per user account.

This value is the same for both local and remote user accounts.

Active KVM sessions per individual CIMC

4

4

Concurrent CLI logins per Cisco UCS Manager

32

32

Concurrent GUI logins per Cisco UCS Manager

256

256

Number of LDAP groups per Cisco UCS Manager

28

28

Number of adapter end points per Cisco UCS Manager

160

240

 

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