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troubleshooting Question

maximum recommended VM per VMFS datastore on vSphere 5.1 ?

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Hi people,

How many VM is there that is considered to be maximum per VMFS 5 datastore ? I couldn't find anywhere on VMware Maximums doco.

I'm currently planning for the new VMFS datastore size and wondering about how big should I create the datastore.

how do I know if the VMFS datastore is currently running too many VMs ?