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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