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CoreOS 494 and 522

Technical Preview Support for CoreOS 494 and 522 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 5.5, ESXi 5.5 Update 1 and ESXi 5.5 Update 2.
  • Installation guidance on vSphere is published in KB2104303. Additional guidance on deploying CoreOS in the vSphere environment can be found in William’s blog
  • Feedback can be provided in the VMware CoreOS community forum.

For more information about software and hardware support, please check the VMware Compatibility Guide

FreeBSD 10.1

Support for FreeBSD 10.1 has been introduced for this product:

  • ESXi 5.5 Update 2

For more information about software support, please check the VMware Compatibility Guide

Ubuntu 14.10

Support for Ubuntu 14.10 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 5.5 Update 2

For more information about software and hardware support, please check the VMware Compatibility Guide

CentOS 6.6

Support for CentOS 6.6 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 5.0 Update 3, ESXi 5.1 Update 1, ESXi 5.1 Update 2 , ESXi 5.5, ESXi 5.5 Update 1 and ESXi 5.5 Update 2

For more information about software and hardware support, please check the VMware Compatibility Guide

Oracle Linux 6.6

Support for Oracle Linux 6.6 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 5.1 Update 1, ESXi 5.1 Update 2, ESXi 5.5, ESXi 5.5 Update 1 and ESXi 5.5 Update 2

For more information about software and hardware support, please check the VMware Compatibility Guide

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Desktop 12

Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Desktop 12 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 5.1 Update 2
  • ESXi 5.5, ESXi 5.5 Update 1 and ESXi 5.5 Update 2

For more information about software and hardware support, please check the VMware Compatibility Guide

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6

Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 5.0 Update 3, ESXi 5.1 Update 1, ESXi 5.1 Update 2, ESXi 5.5, ESXi 5.5 Update 1 and ESXi 5.5 Update 2

For more information about software and hardware support, please check the VMware Compatibility Guide

CentOS 5.11

Support for CentOS 5.11 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 5.0 Update 3, ESXi 5.1 Update 1, ESXi 5.1 Update 2, ESXi 5.5, ESXi 5.5 Update 1 and ESXi 5.5 Update 2

For more information about software and hardware support, please check the VMware Compatibility Guide

Oracle Linux 5.11

Support for Oracle Linux 5.11 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 5.0 Update 3, ESXi 5.1 Update 1, ESXi 5.1 Update 2, ESXi 5.5, ESXi 5.5 Update 1 and ESXi 5.5 Update 2

For more information about software and hardware support, please check the VMware Compatibility Guide

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.11

Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.11 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 5.0 Update 3, ESXi 5.1 Update 1, ESXi 5.1 Update 2, ESXi 5.5, ESXi 5.5 Update 1 and ESXi 5.5 Update 2

For more information about software and hardware support, please check the VMware Compatibility Guide