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CoreOS Container Linux 1688

Full Support for CoreOS Container Linux 1688 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 and ESXi 6.5 Update 1
  • Installation guidance on vSphere can be found at KB2109161.

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

Windows Server 2019

Tech Preview Support for Windows Server 2019 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.5 and ESXi 6.5 Update 1

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

CoreOS Container Linux 1632

Full Support for CoreOS Container Linux 1632 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 and ESXi 6.5 Update 1
  • Installation guidance on vSphere can be found at KB2109161.

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

macOS 10.13

Support for macOS Sierra (version 10.12) has been introduced for product:

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

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

CoreOS Container Linux 1576

Full Support for CoreOS Container Linux 1576 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 and ESXi 6.5 Update 1
  • Installation guidance on vSphere can be found at KB2109161.

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

Photon OS 2.0

Support for Project Photon OS 2.0 has been introduced for these products:

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

Ubuntu 17.10

Support for Ubuntu 17.10 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.5 and ESXi 6.5 Update 1

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host 7.x

Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host 7.x 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 and ESXi 6.5 Update 1
  • Guidance on deploying RHEL Atomic Host in the vSphere environment can be found in RHEL7 Installation Guide.

Additional support considerations include:

  • Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host begins with version 7.4
  • The base kernel in Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host is the same as the standard Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) distribution, which includes drivers for VMware’s paravirtual devices.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host is available for download from redhat.com as a vSphere OVA, which includes open-vm-tools packaged as a system contain.
  • The GuestOperations feature of open-vm-tools is not supported (GuestOperations commands are executed in the scope of open-vm-tools container).

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

CoreOS Container Linux 1520

Full Support for CoreOS Container Linux 1520 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 and ESXi 6.5 Update 1
  • Installation guidance on vSphere can be found at KB2109161.

 

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Desktop 12 Service Pack 3

Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Desktop 12 Service Pack 3 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 5.5, ESXi 5.5 Update 1, ESXi 5.5 Update 2 and ESXi 5.5 Update 3
  • ESXi 6.0, ESXi 6.0 Update 1 and ESXi Update 2
  • ESXi 6.5

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