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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Full Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.5, ESXi 6.5 Update 1 and ESXi 6.5 Update 2
  • ESXi 6.7, ESXi 6.7 Update 1 and ESXi 6.7 Update 2
  • Installation instructions can be found here

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

Ubuntu 19.04

Support for Ubuntu 19.04 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.7, ESXi 6.7 Update 1 and ESXi 6.7 Update 2

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

FreeBSD 12.0

Full support for FreeBSD 12.0 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.7 and ESXi 6.7U1

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Desktop 12 Service Pack 4

Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Desktop 12 Service Pack 4 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.0, ESXi 6.0U1, ESXi 6.0U2 and ESXi 6.0U3
  • ESXi 6.5, ESXi 6.5U1 and ESXi 6.5U2
  • ESXi 6.7 and ESXi 6.7U1

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

Windows Server 2019

Full Support for Windows Server 2019 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.0, ESXi 6.0 Update 1, ESXi 6.0 Update 2 and ESXi 6.0 Update 3
  • ESXi 6.5, ESXi 6.5 Update 1 and ESXi 6.5 Update 2
  • ESXi 6.7 and ESXi 6.7 Update 1

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

Ubuntu 18.10

Support for Ubuntu 18.10 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.7 and ESXi 6.7 U1

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

macOS 10.14

Support for macOS 10.14 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.5 Update 2
  • ESXi 6.7

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

Solaris 11.4

Support for Solaris 11.4 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.5, ESXi 6.5 Update 1 and ESXi 6.5 Update 2
  • ESXi 6.7

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Desktop 15

Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Desktop 15 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.0, ESXi 6.0 Update 1, ESXi 6.0 Update 2 and ESXi 6.0 Update 3
  • ESXi 6.5, ESXi 6.5 Update 1 and ESXi 6.5 Update 2
  • ESXi 6.7

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

Amazon Linux 2

Tech Preview Support for Amazon Linux 2 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.5, ESXi 6.5 Update 1 and ESXi 6.5 Update 2
  • ESXi 6.7

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