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Monthly Archives: October 2017

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