vCloud Director supports a wide variety of 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems in its virtual machine templates and virtual machines. VMware recommends that you use version 9, but you can import version 4 virtual machines.

For 32-bit Windows operating systems, Microsoft Windows Guest Operating System Support, 32-Bit Support provides the virtual machine version and whether guest customization is automatic or manual on 32-bit Windows guest operating systems.

Microsoft Windows Guest Operating System Support, 32-Bit Support

Operating System

Virtual Machine Version

Customization Support

Microsoft Windows 8

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows 7

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows Server 2008

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows Vista

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional

Version 9

Automatic

For 64-bit Windows guest operating systems, Microsoft Windows Guest Operating System Support, 64-Bit Support provides the virtual machine version and whether guest customization is automatic or manual.

Microsoft Windows Guest Operating System Support, 64-Bit Support

Operating System

Virtual Machine Version

Customization Support

Microsoft Windows 8

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows 7

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Server 2008 R2

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows Server 2008

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows Vista

Version 9

Automatic

Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Version 9

Automatic

For 32-bit UNIX and Linux guest operating systems, UNIX/Linux Guest Operating System Support, 32-Bit Support provides the virtual machine version and whether guest customization is automatic or manual.

UNIX/Linux Guest Operating System Support, 32-Bit Support

Operating System

Virtual Machine Version

Customization Support

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Version 9

Automatic

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Version 9

Automatic

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Version 9

Automatic

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

Version 9

Automatic

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2

Version 9

Automatic

SUSE Enterprise Linux 11

Version 9

Automatic

SUSE Enterprise Linux 10

Version 9

Automatic

SUSE Enterprise Linux 8/9

Version 9

Automatic

Open Enterprise Server

Version 9

Automatic

CentOS

Version 9

Automatic

Ubuntu Linux

Version 9

Automatic

Other 2.6x Linux

Version 9

Automatic

Other 2.4x Linux

Version 9

Automatic

Other Linux

Version 9

Automatic

For 64-bit UNIX and Linux guest operating system support, UNIX/Linux Guest Operating System Support, 64-Bit Support provides the virtual machine version and whether guest customization is automatic or manual.

UNIX/Linux Guest Operating System Support, 64-Bit Support

Operating System

Virtual Machine Version

Customization Support

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Version 9

Automatic

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Version 9

Automatic

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Version 9

Automatic

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

Version 9

Automatic

SUSE Enterprise Linux 11

Version 9

Automatic

SUSE Enterprise Linux 10

Version 9

Automatic

SUSE Enterprise Linux 8/9

Version 9

Automatic

CentOS

Version 9

Automatic

Ubuntu Linux

Version 9

Automatic

Other 2.6x Linux

Version 9

Automatic

Other 2.4x Linux

Version 9

Automatic

Other Linux

Version 9

Automatic

For 32-bit Solaris guest operating systems, Solaris Guest Operating System, 32-Bit Support provides the virtual machine version and whether guest customization is automatic or manual.

Solaris Guest Operating System, 32-Bit Support

Operating System

Virtual Machine Version

Customization Support

Sun Solaris 11

Version 9

Manual

Sun Solaris 10

Version 9

Manual

Sun Solaris 9

Version 9

Manual

Sun Solaris 8

Version 9

Manual

For 64-bit Solaris guest operating systems, Solaris Guest Operating System, 64-Bit Support provides the virtual machine version and whether guest customization is automatic or manual.

Solaris Guest Operating System, 64-Bit Support

Operating System

Virtual Machine Version

Customization Support

Sun Solaris 11

Version 9

Manual

Sun Solaris 10

Version 9

Manual