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Deprecated OS Releases

The release of vSphere 5.5 announces the deprecation of the following guest operating system releases:

  • FreeBSD 7.x
  • Mac OS X 10.6.x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.9
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 SP4
  • Ubuntu 11.10, 11.04

Deprecated operating system releases are still supported by VMware, but will no longer be supported in future VMware releases. More information on support levels are available at http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2015161

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