The Platform Services Controller maximums represent limits for domain or replication, identity source, enhanced linked mode or lookup service, and VMware Certificate Authority (VMCA).

Table 1. Platform Service Controller maximums

Item

Maximum

Domain/Replication

Maximum PSCs per vSphere Domain

10

Maximum PSCs per site, behind a load balancer

4

Maximum objects within a vSphere Domain (Users and Groups)

1,000,000

Maximum tolerance for time skew between PSC nodes

5 minutes

Identity Source

Maximum Active Directory or OpenLDAP Groups per User for best performance

1015

VMCA/Certificate

Maximum number of subordinate Certificate Authority servers in the chain within VMware Certificate Authority

6

Maximum cryptographic hash used for PSC Node certificate

1

Maximum RSA Public Key length used for PSC Node certificate

16,384