Support Policies for RHEL High Availability Clusters - Microsoft Hyper-V Virtual Machines as Cluster Members

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Applicable Environments

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) with the High Availability Add-On
  • Using Microsoft Hyper-V to provide VMs that may serve as High Availability cluster members

Useful References and Guides


This guide offers Red Hat's policies, requirements, and limitations applicable to the use of Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines as members of a RHEL High Availability cluster. Users of RHEL High Availability software components should adhere to these policies by installing only on the approved platforms in order to be eligible to receive assistance from Red Hat Support with the appropriate support subscriptions.


Consider general conditions for support of RHEL High Availability in virtualization environments

No support for Microsoft Hyper-V VMs as RHEL High Availability members: Red Hat does not support RHEL High Availability deployments consisting of members that are virtual machines running on Hyper-V platforms.