Certified hypervisors that have been tested and proven to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a guest are available from Red Hat and third parties.
Red Hat virtualization products / hypervisor hosts:
- OpenShift Container Platform
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
- Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
- Red Hat Virtualization
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux with KVM
Third-party hypervisors or hosts:
- Microsoft Hyper-V
- VMware ESXi and ESX
- Which hypervisors are certified to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux?
Certified Red Hat hypervisor products are listed in the following table.
To learn more about Certified Cloud Service Providers and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
ecosystem please see Red Hat Ecosystem.
Certified Red Hat Hypervisors
|Hypervisor||Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8||Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6||Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4|
|OpenShift Container Platform 4.5|
|Red Hat Virtualization 4.3|
|Red Hat Virtualization 4.2*|
|Red Hat Virtualization 4.1|
|Red Hat Virtualization 4.0|
|Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.6|
|Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.5|
|Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.4|
|Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.3|
|Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.2|
|Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1|
|Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0|
|Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16|
|Red Hat OpenStack Platform 15|
|Red Hat OpenStack Platform 14|
|Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13|
|Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12|
|Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11|
|Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 9|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 8|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 with KVM|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 with KVM|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 with KVM|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 with KVM|
Note: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Version 2.2 is no longer supported.
* RHV 4.2 with EUS Only.
Certified Microsoft Hypervisors
Microsoft's certified hypervisor offerings can be found by searching the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server section of the Red Hat Customer Portal Certification Catalog (https://access.redhat.com/certifications), or you can follow this link to the catalog to view all certified Microsoft products:
Certified VMware Hypervisors
VMware's certified hypervisor offerings can be found by searching the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server section of the Red Hat Customer Portal Certification Catalog (https://access.redhat.com/certifications), or you can follow this link to the catalog to view all certified VMware products:
If your hypervisor is not listed above, please refer to the article "How does Red Hat Global Support Services handle third-party software, drivers, and/or uncertified hardware/hypervisors?"
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