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Monthly Archives: August 2011

eComStation 2.0 and 2.1

The release of vSphere 5 adds support for eComStation 2.0 and 2.1, with the following support considerations:

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

FreeBSD 7.4

The release of vSphere 5 adds support for FreeBSD 7.4 on ESXi 5.0, with the following support considerations:

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

FreeBSD 8.2

The release of vSphere 5 adds support for FreeBSD 8.2 on ESXi 5.0, with the following support considerations:

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

Debian 5.0.8

The release of vSphere 5 adds support for Debian 5.0.8 on ESXi 5.0, with the following support considerations:

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

Debian 6.0

The release of vSphere 5 adds support for Debian 6.0 on ESXi 5.0, with the following support considerations:

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

Asianux Server 4

The release of vSphere 5 adds support for Asianux Server 4 on ESXi 5.0, with the following support considerations:

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

Apple Mac OS X Server

The release of vSphere 5 introduces support for Apple’s Mac OS X Server operating system on ESXi 5.0, with the following support considerations:

  • To run Mac OS X in a virtual machine, ESXi must be running on Apple branded hardware.
  • ESXi 5.0 introduces hardware support for Apple’s Xserver 3,1 server.
  • Supported versions include Snow Leopard 10.6 through update 10.6.8 with supplemental update v1.1.
  • Installation instruction for Mac OS X 10.6 can be found here http://partnerweb.vmware.com/GOSIG/MacOSX_10_6.html

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

Asianux Server 3 SP4

These are the changes or updates made to VMware Compatibility Guide since it was last published:

  • Added support for Asianux Server 3 SP4 on ESX 4.1 Update 1.

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

Oracle Linux 5.7

These are the changes or updates made to VMware Compatibility Guide since it was last published:

  • Added support for Oracle Linux 5.7 on ESX 4.0 Update 3, ESX 4.1 and ESX 4.1 Update 1.

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

Ubuntu 10.04.3

These are the changes or updates made to VMware Compatibility Guide since it was last published:

  • Added support for Ubuntu 10.04.3 on ESX 4.0 Update 3, ESX 4.1 and ESX 4.1 Update 1.

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