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What are the guest OS supported on AHV?

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What are the guest OS supported on AHV?

Is there a definitive list of guest operating systems that are supported on AHV? 

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Re: What are the guest OS supported on AHV?

Hi @simonpink - you will also find a few more here, https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/docs/details?targetId=AHV-Admin-Guide-v51:vmm-vm-driver-types-r.ht...

 

The following shows the supported guest OS types for VMs on AHV.

Maximum vDisks per bus type

SCSI: 256
PCI: 6
IDE: 4

OS types with SCSI (recommended) and IDE bus types Windows 2016 Standard, 2016 Datacenter Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016 RHEL 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 CentOS 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 Ubuntu 12.04.5, 14.04.x, 16.04.x, 16.10, Server, Desktop (32-bit and 64-bit) FreeBSD 9.3, 10.0, 10.1,10.2, 10.3, 11.0 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 / SP4 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Oracle Linux 6.x, 7.x
OS types with PCI (recommended) and IDE bus types RHEL 5.10, 5.11, 6.3 CentOS 5.10, 5.11, 6.3 Ubuntu 12.04 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
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Re: What are the guest OS supported on AHV?

Hi @simonpink - you will also find a few more here, https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/docs/details?targetId=AHV-Admin-Guide-v51:vmm-vm-driver-types-r.ht...

 

The following shows the supported guest OS types for VMs on AHV.

Maximum vDisks per bus type

SCSI: 256
PCI: 6
IDE: 4

OS types with SCSI (recommended) and IDE bus types Windows 2016 Standard, 2016 Datacenter Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016 RHEL 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 CentOS 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 Ubuntu 12.04.5, 14.04.x, 16.04.x, 16.10, Server, Desktop (32-bit and 64-bit) FreeBSD 9.3, 10.0, 10.1,10.2, 10.3, 11.0 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 / SP4 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Oracle Linux 6.x, 7.x
OS types with PCI (recommended) and IDE bus types RHEL 5.10, 5.11, 6.3 CentOS 5.10, 5.11, 6.3 Ubuntu 12.04 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
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Re: What are the guest OS supported on AHV?

Although it is not officially supported we run Windows Server 2003 on AHV without any issues for some legacy business applications.

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Re: What are the guest OS supported on AHV?

Thanks for sharing @jtempleton

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