Version 1.2. This version is no longer supported as outlined in the Anthos version support policy. For the latest patches and updates for security vulnerabilities, exposures, and issues impacting Anthos clusters on VMware (GKE on-prem), upgrade to a supported version. You can find the most recent version here.

Quotas and limits

This page explains GKE on-prem's quotas and limits for Google Cloud projects, clusters, and nodes.


  • For each admin cluster, you can deploy a maximum of 5 user clusters.
  • For each user cluster, you can create a minimum 3 nodes.
  • For each user cluster, you can create a maximum of 25 nodes.
  • For each Google Cloud project, you can register a maximum 15 user clusters. To register more than 15, submit a request for additional quota through Cloud Console.
  • User clusters must have unique names across admin clusters within a Google Cloud project.

Undefined limits

Currently, there is no defined limit to the following:

  • Number of admin clusters you can create.
  • Number of Pods per user cluster node.
  • Number of containers per user cluster node.