Chapter 1. Compatibility Matrix for Red Hat Ceph Storage 5.0

The following tables list products and their versions compatible with Red Hat Ceph Storage 5.0.

Host Operating SystemVersionNotes

Red Hat Enterprise Linux

8.5, 8.4, and EUS 8.4

Standard lifecycle 8.5 is included in the product (recommended). Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS is optional.


All nodes in the cluster and their clients must use the supported OS version(s) to ensure that the version of the ceph package is the same on all nodes. Using different versions of the ceph package is not supported.


Red Hat no longer supports using Ubuntu as a host operating system to deploy Red Hat Ceph Storage.



Supported in a limited capacity.

Supported for upgrade and conversion to Cephadm and for other minimal playbooks.

Red Hat OpenShift


RBD,Cinder and CephFS drivers are supported.

Red Hat OpenShift Data Foundation

See the Red Hat OpenShift Data Foundation Supportability and Interoperability Checker for detailed external mode version compatibility.


Red Hat OpenStack Platform

16.1 and 16.2

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16.1z8 and 16.2z1 is supported with external Red Hat Ceph Storage 5.0.

Red Hat Satellite


Only registering with the Content Delivery Network (CDN) is supported. Registering with Red Hat Network (RHN) is deprecated and not supported.

Client ConnectorVersionNotes


2.8.x, 3.2.x, and trunk


Red Hat Enterprise Linux iSCSI Initiator

The latest versions of the iscsi-initiator-utils and device-mapper-multipath packages

VMware vSphere versions 6.7 and 7 are supported

Red Hat Ceph Storage as a backup targetVersionNotes


Cloud Data Management v11


IBM Spectrum Protect Plus



IBM Spectrum Protect server



NetApp AltaVault

4.3.2 and 4.4


Rubrik Cloud Data Management (CDM)

3.2 onwards


Trilio, TrilioVault


S3 target

Veeam (object storage)

Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4

Supported on Red Hat Ceph Storage object storage with the S3 protocol

Veritas NetBackup for Symantec OpenStorage (OST) cloud backup

7.7 and 8.0

Independent Software vendorsVersionNotes

IBM Spectrum Discover