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Debian 9.0

Full Support for Debian 9.0 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.5

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

CoreOS Container Linux 1409

Full Support for CoreOS Container Linux 1409 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.0, ESXi 6.0 Update 1 and ESXi 6.0 Update 2.
  • ESXi 6.5
  • Installation guidance on vSphere can be found at KB2109161.

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

CoreOS Container Linux 1353

Full Support for CoreOS Container Linux 1353 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.0, ESXi 6.0 Update 1 and ESXi 6.0 Update 2.
  • ESXi 6.5
  • Installation guidance on vSphere can be found at KB2109161.

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

Ubuntu 17.04

Support for Ubuntu 17.04 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.5

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

CoreOS Container Linux 1298

Full Support for CoreOS Container Linux 1298 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 6.0, ESXi 6.0 Update 1 and ESXi 6.0 Update 2.
  • ESXi 6.5
  • Installation guidance on vSphere can be found at KB2109161.

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

CoreOS Container Linux 1235

Full Support for CoreOS Container Linux 1235 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 5.5, ESXi 5.5 Update 1 , ESXi 5.5 Update 2, ESXi 5.5 Update 3
  • ESXi 6.0, ESXi 6.0 Update 1 and ESXi 6.0 Update 2.
  • ESXi 6.5
  • Installation guidance on vSphere can be found at KB2109161.

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

CoreOS 1185

Full Support for CoreOS 1185 has been introduced for these products:

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

Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Desktop 12 Service Pack 2 has been introduced for these products:

  • ESXi 5.1 Update 3
  • 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

NeoKylin Linux Advanced Server 7.x

Full Support for NeoKylin Linux Advanced Server 6.x has been introduced for these products:

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

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

Ubuntu 16.10

Support for Ubuntu 16.10 has been introduced for these products:

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

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