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Support & Certification Matrices

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Minimum Operating System Requirements Matrices

Minimum Operating System Requirements Matrix includes minimum supported version for each supported HPE server. In addition, footnotes are available providing more detailed information.

To access the Minimum Operating System Requirements Matrix click on the links below:

Product series

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Software version

This archive section may contain an older version of the operating system and/or an older (retired) version of the server.
Note: RHEL 7 is 64-bit only
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Integrity  
32-bit 64-bit

 

Moonshot  
32-bit 64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
ProLiant  
32-bit 64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
BL Series  
32-bit 64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
DL Series  
32-bit 64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
ML Series  
32-bit 64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
SL Series  
32-bit 64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
WS Series  
32-bit 64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
XL Series (Apollo Family)  
32-bit 64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
Integrity  
64-bit

 

Moonshot  
64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
ProLiant  
64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
BL Series  
64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
DL Series  
64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
ML Series  
64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
SL Series  
64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
WS Series  
64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.
XL Series (Apollo Family)  
64-bit
PLEASE NOTE: Use of DISTRIBUTION-PROVIDED DRIVERS is supported as are the drivers in the SPP. Any new drivers not found in the distribution can be found in the latest SPP.

Support and certifications listed for the servers above do not necessarily apply to all model configurations. Please click on the server name in the matrix above to obtain detailed OS requirements.

View the Red Hat Minimum Operating System Requirements Matrix

Support and certifications listed for the servers above do not necessarily apply to all model configurations. Please click on the server name in the matrix above to obtain detailed OS requirements.

View the Red Hat Minimum Operating System Requirements Matrix

  • 1 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    HPE supports Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 and higher on all BladeSystem and ProLiant servers with Intel VT and AMD-V hardware assisted virtualization. All servers certified for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 or later include certification for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization. For more details, refer to the HP Solution Block for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
  • 1 RHEL 7 is 64-bit only
  • 1 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    HPE supports Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 and higher on all BladeSystem and ProLiant servers with Intel VT and AMD-V hardware assisted virtualization. All servers certified for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 or later include certification for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization. For more details, refer to the HPE Solution Block for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
  • 2 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    HPE management Agent support is now available with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 XEN Kernel on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 and the HPE Linux ProLiant Support Pack version 8.10. SAN support is now available on HPE storage with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 XEN Kernel, view the Linux certification and support matrix for HPE Storage array systems.
  • 3 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    HPE has issued a customer advisory for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Xen. HPE has certified and will support these servers with the following caveats:
    • No SAN support
    • No HPE agent support
    • Greater than 64 GB system memory requires an updated kernel. Click here for more information
    • Guest OS support is provided by Red Hat. For more information on supported guest OS's, see: www.redhat.com
  • 1 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    For servers with dual core processors, Update 1 (2.6.9-11.EL kernel) or greater is required.