Supported Platforms with Red Hat Ansible Engine

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The following article details the specific control nodes (the nodes that Ansible Engine is installed on) as well as the managed nodes (the nodes that Ansible Engine are connecting to and automating).

Platform Support Matrix - Red Hat Ansible Engine

Control Nodes Managed Nodes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 81 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 and later (and select derivatives)*
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7.2 and later
(and select derivatives) (x86_64 only)*
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 and later (and select derivatives)*
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (x86_64 only) Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 8 2
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (x86_64 only) Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (x86_64 only)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (x86_64 only)
Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2019
Network Devices:
* Arista EOS
* Juniper Junos OS
* VyOS
NOTE: Specific versions of Red Hat Ansible Engine are tested against specific versions
of the above network operating system platforms. Red Hat does not maintain a list
of actual hardware mapped to platforms above. Please refer to the original equipment
manufacturer for complete networking hardware and software compatibility.
Others - unlisted RHEL variants, SuSE, Solaris, AIX, etc.
Commercially reasonable support only (i.e. replicate it on supported platform)

* As part of a bundled offering with Ansible Tower, Ansible Engine must support Ansible Tower supported platforms.

  1. Must be running Ansible 2.8 to utilize Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 8 as a control node 

  2. If running Ansible 2.7 or earlier, set ansible_python_interpreter to the correct python path