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VMware vSphere Design Essentials by Puthiyavan Udayakumar

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Network configuration limits

The following limits represent the achievable maximum configuration limits for networking in an infrastructure:

Component

Configuration

For physical NIC, this is the number of e1000e 1 Gb Ethernet ports

24

For physical NIC, this is the number of igb 1 Gb Ethernet

16

For physical NIC, this is the number of tg3 1 Gb Ethernet

32

For physical NIC, this is the number of bnx2 1 Gb Ethernet

16

For physical NIC, this is the number of nx_nic 10 Gb Ethernet ports

8

For physical NIC, this is the number of be2net 10 Gb Ethernet ports (Serverengines)

8

For physical NIC, this is the number of ixgbe 10 Gb Ethernet ports

8

For physical NIC, this is the number of bnx2x 10 Gb Ethernet ports

8

For physical NIC, ...

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