VSD System Requirements

View a list of platforms that are known to work with VSD.

The following platforms are known to work with the current VSD release:

Windows 7 Support

To use VSD on Windows 7, perform the following steps:
  1. Start Windows Explorer and navigate to the GemFireProductDir\vsd\bin\ directory (where GemFireProductDir corresponds to the location where you unzipped the VSD distribution.)
  2. Right click and select properties for vsd.bat.
  3. Select the Compatibility tab.
  4. Click "Run this program in compatibility mode for" and then select Windows XP SP3.
  5. Repeat steps 2 and 3 for all the other executables in the bin directory.

Mac OSX Support

In addition, VSD can be run on Mac OSX but requires the Mac OSX distribution, which is not part of the regular vFabric GemFire product download. Contact your VMware support representative to obtain the distribution.