How do I check VMware compatibility guide?

Go to the Host OS section of the VMware Compatibility Guide. Select the product you are interested in, such as vCenter Server. (Optional) Use the other fields to limit the results to those you are interested in. Click the blue Update and View Results button to see the compatible operating systems.

What is HCL in VMware?

Almost all software vendors release a hardware compatibility list (HCL) that tells customers which hardware will work with new software versions. Most admins try to get as much life out of hardware as possible, but, eventually, all hardware falls off the VMware HCL. Avoiding the upgrade is one of the easiest options.

Does VMware support Solaris?

The release of vSphere 5.1 introduces support for Solaris 11 on ESXi 5.1, with the following support considerations: Installation instruction can be found here

What is interoperability matrix?

The Interoperability Matrix Tool is the NetApp utility used to determine the officially supported configurations of NetApp and non-NetApp products across key components in the customer’s environment.

Does VMware support AIX?

VMware ESXi 5.0 and future fix packs….Virtualization support.

Operating system and version Supported hypervisor
AIX 7.1 POWER® System IBM® PowerVM® Hypervisor (LPAR, DPAR, Micro-Partition) WPAR: Product installed in System Workload Partition for AIX 7.1 and future fix packs

Does VMware support Linux?

Linux Support on VMware ESX VMware ESX supports the widest range of Linux guest operating systems of any virtualization product. ESX supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8, 9, and 10, and Ubuntu Linux 7.04, 8.04, and 8.10.

What is compatibility matrix XML?

The device compatibility matrix describes a set of requirements the device expects from the framework (requirements enforced at launch and OTA time).

What are the compatibility matrices for VMware site recovery manager?

The Compatibility Matrices for VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.3 describe the compatibility between Site Recovery Manager 8.3 and platforms, database software, guest operating systems, storage partners, and other VMware solutions.

What storage virtualization devices (SVDs) does VMware support with ESX?

VMware supports Storage Virtualization Devices (SVD) with ESX 3.0.2 or later, ESX/ESXi 4.x and ESXi 5. * Gateways are included as part of SVDs. * Backend storage arrays must be listed on both the ESX Storage/SAN Compatibility Guide and the SVD Vendor supported list.

What is VMware global support services?

As part of the VMware Services family, Global Support Services works in conjunction with VMware Consulting Services, VMware Education Services and VMware Certification Services to accelerate return on investments while mitigating risk.

Does site recovery manager support VMware vCenter Server appliance (VCSA)?

Site Recovery Manager supports the vCenter Server appliance (vCSA) on either or both of the protected and recovery sites. For the most up to date vCenter Server compatibility, check the VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes.