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On the following pages a "bluecheck" means the operating system has been tested with that particular system, will run on that system, and is considered "ServerProven" which is an IBM supported environment.

The specific update or service pack initially tested may be seen by clicking on the "bluecheck".

Updates or service packs equal to or higher within the same OS release family of the operating system are also supported. However, support for newer releases or versions are not supported unless specifically identified on the following pages with the "bluecheck".

A "bluecheck" does not imply that the operating system will work under all combinations of hardware and software. Please click on the "bluecheck" to view any known configuration limitations. The third party operating system support data provided on these pages is provided as a convenience for informational purposes only.

Note: Technical and defect support information can be in the product documentation that comes with your system. If you require additional support services, please contact IBM or the third party provider. For more information on the IBM support service offerings available for purchase in your country, please click here.




VMware Operating Systems
Model: x3850 X5/3950 X5 (7145) x3755 M3 (7164) x3690 X5 (7148) x3650 M3 HF (5454) x3650 M3 (7945) x3630 M3 (7377) x3620 M3 (7376) x3550 M3 (7944) x3500 M3 (7380) x3400 M3 (7378,7379) x3250 M3 (4251,4252) x3200 M3 (7327,7328) x3850 M2/x3950 M2 (7141) x3650 M2 (7947) x3550 M2 (7946) x3500 M2 (7839) x3400 M2 (7836,7837) x3250 M2 (4190, 4191, 4194) x3200 M2 (4367,4368) x3950/ x3950 E (8878, 8879) x3950/x3950 E/x460 (8872,8874) x3850 (8864) x3850/x366 (8863) x3800/x260 (8865) x3850 M2/x3950 M2 (7233)


VMware Operating Systems
Model: x3800 (8866) x3755 (8877) x3755 (7163) x3655 (7985) x3655 (7943) x3650T (7980) x3650 (7979) x3550 (7978) x3500 (7977) x3455 (7984) x3455 (7940, 7941) x3450 (7948) x3400 (7975, 7976) x3400 (7973,7974) x3350 (4192,4193) x3250 (4364,4365) x3200 (4362,4363) x3105 (4347) x455 (8855) x382 (8834) x450 (8688) x380 (8683) x445 (8870) x370 (8681) x440 (8687)
VMware ESXi 4.1 VMware ESXi 4.1 with x3755 (7163) VMware ESXi 4.1 with x3650 (7979) VMware ESXi 4.1 with x3550 (7978) VMware ESXi 4.1 with x3350 (4192,4193)
VMware ESX 4.1 VMware ESX 4.1 with x3755 (7163) VMware ESX 4.1 with x3650 (7979) VMware ESX 4.1 with x3550 (7978) VMware ESX 4.1 with x3350 (4192,4193)
VMware ESX Server 1.1 VMware ESX Server 1.1 with x370 (8681)
VMware ESX Server 1.5.0 VMware ESX Server 1.5.0 with x370 (8681) VMware ESX Server 1.5.0 with x440 (8687)
VMware ESX Server 1.5.1 VMware ESX Server 1.5.1 with x440 (8687)
VMware ESX Server 1.5.2 VMware ESX Server 1.5.2 with x440 (8687)
VMware ESX Server 2.0 VMware ESX Server 2.0 with x445 (8870) VMware ESX Server 2.0 with x440 (8687)
VMware ESX Server 2.1 VMware ESX Server 2.1 with x445 (8870) VMware ESX Server 2.1 with x440 (8687)
VMware ESXi 4.0 VMware ESXi 4.0 with x3650 (7979) VMware ESXi 4.0 with x3550 (7978) VMware ESXi 4.0 with x3350 (4192,4193)
VMware ESX 4.0 VMware ESX 4.0 with x3755 (7163) VMware ESX 4.0 with x3650 (7979) VMware ESX 4.0 with x3550 (7978) VMware ESX 4.0 with x3500 (7977) VMware ESX 4.0 with x3400 (7975, 7976) VMware ESX 4.0 with x3400 (7973,7974) VMware ESX 4.0 with x3350 (4192,4193)
VMware ESXi 3.5 VMware ESXi 3.5 with x3455 (7984)
VMware ESX 3.5 VMware ESX 3.5 with x3800 (8866) VMware ESX 3.5 with x3755 (8877) VMware ESX 3.5 with x3755 (7163) VMware ESX 3.5 with x3655 (7985) VMware ESX 3.5 with x3655 (7943) VMware ESX 3.5 with x3650 (7979) VMware ESX 3.5 with x3550 (7978) VMware ESX 3.5 with x3500 (7977) VMware ESX 3.5 with x3455 (7984) VMware ESX 3.5 with x3455 (7940, 7941) VMware ESX 3.5 with x3400 (7975, 7976) VMware ESX 3.5 with x3400 (7973,7974)
VMware ESX Server 3.0 VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x3800 (8866) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x3755 (8877) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x3755 (7163) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x3655 (7985) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x3650 (7979) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x3550 (7978) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x3500 (7977) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x3455 (7984) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x3400 (7975, 7976) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x3400 (7973,7974) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x445 (8870)
VMware ESX Server 2.5 VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x3800 (8866) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x3755 (8877) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x3655 (7985) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x3650 (7979) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x3550 (7978) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x3500 (7977) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x3455 (7984) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x3400 (7975, 7976) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x445 (8870) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x440 (8687)


VMware Operating Systems
Model: x365 (8861,8862) x360 (8686) x350 (8682) x346 (8840) x345 (8670) x343 (8847) x342 (8669) x340 (8656) x336 (8837) x335 (8676,8830) x330 (8675) x330 (8674) x330 (8654) x306m (8849,8491) x306 (8836,8489) x305 (8673) x300 (8672) x255 (8685) x250 (8665) x240 (8664) x236 (8841) x235 (8671) x232 (8668) x230 (8658) x226 (8648,8488)
VMware ESX Server 1.1 VMware ESX Server 1.1 with x350 (8682)
VMware ESX Server 1.5.0 VMware ESX Server 1.5.0 with x360 (8686) VMware ESX Server 1.5.0 with x350 (8682) VMware ESX Server 1.5.0 with x330 (8674)
VMware ESX Server 1.5.1 VMware ESX Server 1.5.1 with x360 (8686) VMware ESX Server 1.5.1 with x255 (8685)
VMware ESX Server 1.5.2 VMware ESX Server 1.5.2 with x360 (8686) VMware ESX Server 1.5.2 with x345 (8670) VMware ESX Server 1.5.2 with x255 (8685)
VMware ESX Server 2.0 VMware ESX Server 2.0 with x365 (8861,8862) VMware ESX Server 2.0 with x360 (8686) VMware ESX Server 2.0 with x345 (8670) VMware ESX Server 2.0 with x335 (8676,8830) VMware ESX Server 2.0 with x255 (8685)
VMware ESX Server 2.1 VMware ESX Server 2.1 with x365 (8861,8862) VMware ESX Server 2.1 with x360 (8686) VMware ESX Server 2.1 with x345 (8670) VMware ESX Server 2.1 with x335 (8676,8830) VMware ESX Server 2.1 with x255 (8685)
VMware ESX Server 3.0 VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x365 (8861,8862) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x346 (8840) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x336 (8837) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x236 (8841) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x235 (8671) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with x226 (8648,8488)
VMware ESX Server 2.5 VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x365 (8861,8862) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x360 (8686) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x346 (8840) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x345 (8670) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x336 (8837) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x335 (8676,8830) VMware ESX Server 2.5 with x255 (8685)


VMware Operating Systems
Model: x225 (8647,8649) x220 (8646) x220 (8645) x206m (8485,8490) x206 (8482,8487) x205 (8480) x200 (8481) x200 (8479) x200 (8478) x100 (8486) e326m (7969, 7992) e326 (8848) e325 (8835)
VMware ESX Server 3.0 VMware ESX Server 3.0 with e326m (7969, 7992) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with e326 (8848) VMware ESX Server 3.0 with e325 (8835)
VMware ESX Server 2.5 VMware ESX Server 2.5 with e326 (8848)

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