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Cisco UCS 6324 Configuration Limits for Cisco UCS Manager, Release 3.0

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Configuration Limits


First Published: July 24, 2014

Last Updated: June 26, 2015


Configuration Limits

The following tables list the Cisco verified limits for Cisco UCS 6324 FI-IOMs running Cisco UCS Manager release 3.0.

Ethernet Environment Configuration Limits

Feature Cisco UCS 6324

Active VLANs per Cisco UCS domain

982

VLAN/VSAN ID space per Cisco UCS domain

4012 unreserved space

For Cisco UCS 6324 Fabric Interconnect, 4093 is additionally reserved.

STP logical Interfaces (also referred to as VLAN port count) per FI-IOM
Note   

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

2048

VIFs (virtual interfaces) per FI-IOM 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.

648

IGMP groups per Cisco UCS domain

250

Uplink port channels per FI-IOM

4

Maximum number of uplinks per fabric FI-IOM

4

Member interfaces per port channel

4

Interfaces per FCoE port channel

4

QOS system classes per Cisco UCS domain

6

VIC Environment Configuration Limits

Static Virtual NICs per Host

Cisco UCS 6324
OS vNICs vHBAs Max Combination of vNICs and vHBAs

Win 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1

20

16

12 Enics and 8 Fnics

Win 2012 and Win 2012 R2

20

16

12 Enics and 8 Fnics

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 - 6.5 64bit

32

16

24 Enics and 8 Fnics

ESX 5.0 U2—ESX 5.5

26

16

18 Enics and 8 Fnics

XenServer 6.1 – 6.2

32

16

24 Enics and 8 Fnics

OL 6.4 64bit with UEK 2.6.39-400 Update 5

18

6

18 Enics and 6 Fnics

OL 6.4 64bit with UEK 3.8.13-16

18

6

18 Enics and 6 Fnics

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.2 64bit

32

16

24 Enics and 8 Fnics

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.3 64bit

32

16

24 Enics and 8 Fnics

Ubuntu 12.04.2

32

N/A

32 Enics

Dynamic Virtual NIC

Cisco UCS 6324
Max vNICs for Emulated Mode Max vNICs for Hypervisor Bypass Mode

OS

Half Width Blade (1 VIC)

Full Width Blade (2 VIC)

Half Width Blade (1 VIC)

Full Width Blade (2 VIC)

ESXi 5.0 U2—5.5

114 vNICs and 2 vHBAs

114 vNICs and 2 vHBAs

114 vNICs and 2 vHBAs

114 vNICs and 2 vHBAs

Window 2012 (SR-IOV)

114 vNICs and 2 vHBAs

223 vNICs with 4 vHBAs

114 vNICs and 2 vHBAs

223 vNICs with 4 vHBAs

Fibre Channel Environment Configuration Limits

Feature Cisco UCS 6324

VSANs

32

Zones

  • Per VSAN—4000

  • Across all VSANS—4000

Note   

If you implement Cisco UCS Manager-based zoning, the maximum number of targets per service profile is 4.

Native FC links

4

Virtual Fibre Channel interfaces per FI-IOM

30

Virtual Fibre Channel interfaces per blade

Note   

VIC Environment Configuration Limits

16

Flogis per fabric interconnect

255

Maximum number of SAN port channels

1

Maximum port channel members per port channel

4

Port channel mode in FC switching

On

VM-FEX Environment Configuration Limits

  Cisco UCS 6324
Hypervisor Manager DVS /Logical Switches

ESX/ESXi

1 vCenter per Cisco UCS domain

2 DVS per vCenter

Hyper-V

1 SCVMM host per Cisco UCS domain

2 logical switches per SCVMM

Port profiles per Cisco UCS domain

38

Dynamic ports per port profile

4096

Dynamic ports per DVS

4096

SCVMM Support Matrix


Note


When you configure scale environment, make sure to configure retention timer value as 30 minutes.


Microsoft Software

Cisco UCS Software

Active Directory Services

SCVMM 2012 SP1

Cisco UCS Manager, release 3.0(1) Infrastructure Bundle and Adapter Firmware

Cisco ENIC Drivers for Windows Server 2012

AD 2008 R2 and SP1 or 2012

AD Domain Controller must have the following:

  • DNS

  • DHCP

  • MSSQL 2008 and above Database for SCVMM Data store

  • SQL Command line utilities

  • Windows ADK 8.0

Windows Hyper-V 2012

General Network Configuration Limits

Feature Cisco UCS 6324

Unicast MAC addresses per fabric interconnect

20000 entries

Multicast MAC addresses per fabric interconnect

400

Maximum MTU

9216

1G ports

4—First 4 unified ports

IP storage appliances per fabric interconnect

2

SPAN active sessions per fabric interconnect

2

General Management Configuration Limits

Feature Cisco UCS 6324

Chassis per Cisco UCS domain

1

Maximum combined number of blade and rack servers

15 (8 blade servers and 7 rack servers)

Local user accounts per Cisco UCS domain

48

Concurrent logins per user account

64

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

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

Active KVM sessions per individual CIMC

4

Concurrent CLI logins per Cisco UCS Manager

32

Concurrent GUI logins per Cisco UCS Manager

256

Number of LDAP groups per Cisco UCS Manager

28

Number of adapter end points per Cisco UCS Manager

30