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Friday, 7 November 2014

Horizon View 6 sizing limits and recommendations (2080467)

Purpose

This article provides sizing limits and recommendations for a Horizon View 6 environment. 

Resolution

Note: Your experience may vary with the recommended settings.


Desktop Session Limits
Maximum number of active sessions per View Cloud Pod
20000
Maximum number of View Pods per Cloud Pod
4
Maximum number of Sites per View Cloud Pod
2
Active Connections per View Pod
10000
Maximum number of active Connection Servers per View Pod
7 (Stay within 10000 sessions)
Active sessions per Connection Server with Direct connection, RDP, Tunneled or PCoIP
2000


ESX & Virtual Machine Limits

Hosts per cluster (VMFS+NFS)32
Virtual Machines per CPU core8-10 recommended
Virtual Machines per replica1000
Virtual Machines per vCenter10000
Virtual Machines per Pool2000
Virtual Machines per ESXi Host1000


Storage Limits

Virtual Machines per LUN with VAAI140 (non-VAAI = 128 VMFS, 250+ NFS)
VSAN hosts per cluster32 (16 recommended)
Virtual Machines per cluster when using VSAN3200
VSAN Disk groups5
Flash/SSD per disk group1
HDD per disk group7
VSAN Datastores per cluster1



RDSH Sizing

Max Sessions per RDSH150 (50 recommended for less power hosts)
Recommended vCPU per RDSH4
Recommended vRAM per RDSH64GB (~1GB per User)
Recommended RDSH per ESX host1 per 4 logical cores (do not overcommit cores)


Connection Servers

Memory12GB recommended
vCPU4vCPU
Server per session1 per 2000 sessions
AvailabilityN + 1
External Access2 Connection Servers recommended
Max Connection Servers per View Pod7

Security Servers

Max connections per Security Server700 recommended
Max Blast Secure Gateway350 connections per Security Server recommended
Source:-
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2080467&src=vmw_so_vex_ragga_1012