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Optimizing Citrix® XenDesktop® for High Performance by Craig Thomas Ellrod

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Hyper-V networking maximums

Hyper-V vSwitch has its limitations, as well, and the limits for the Hyper-V vSwitch are in the following table:

Virtual machine device

Max

Virtual NICs per virtual machine running the default network adapter.

8 VMBUS NICs

Hyper-V server

Max

Physical NICs per host

Unlimited

NIC Teaming (bonding)

Unlimited

vSwitches per server

Unlimited

Virtual network switch ports

Unlimited

VLANs

4,095

Virtual machines per VLAN

Unlimited

Note

While Microsoft claims there is no limit to the above resources for marketing purposes, the reality is that there is going to eventually be a limit based on available computing resources.

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