Work tracking object limits

Last Update: 6/3/2017

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When customizing the work item types (WITs) defined in the Inheritance or Hosted XML process models, be aware of the limits placed on objects defined in this topic. To learn about process models, see Customize your work tracking experience.

Inheritance and Hosted XML process models

Object Maximum allowed
Work item types defined for a process 64
Fields defined for a work item type 256
Fields defined for a process 512
Custom fields defined for a process 512
Workflow states defined for a work item type 16
Portfolio backlog levels defined for a process 5

Inheritance process model

Object Maximum allowed
Custom fields defined for a work item type 64
Pick list items defined for a list 128
Pick list item character length 256
Pick lists defined for an account or collection 512

Hosted XML process model

For additional restrictions and conformance requirements, see Customize a process when using Hosted XML.

Object Maximum allowed
Rules defined for a work item type 1024
Values defined within a single rule values list 128
Categories defined for a process 32
Global lists defined for a process 64
List items defined within a global list 512
Custom link types defined for a process 8
Identity or person-name fields (/syncnamechanges:true) per work item type 64
NOTE

For the Hosted XML process model, you can define an approximate total of 10K items for all global lists specified across all WITs.

Tags

  • You can't assign more than 100 tags to a work item.