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VMware offers certified compatibility guides which list System, I/O, Storage/SAN and Backup compatibility with VMware Infrastructure and previous versions of VMware® ESX® Server. VMware also offers a VMware® Horizon 6 Compatibility Guide for Horizon 6 certified clients.
A list of hardware and software components that have been reported to work with VMware Infrastructure and previous versions of VMware ESX Server is available for viewing. These have been submitted either by the community or by the individual vendors themselves.
Note: VMware does not edit or endorse this list and is not liable for claims made by third parties about hardware or software. For more information, please see our Third Party Hardware and Software Support Policy.
The Guest/Host OS tab on the VMware Compatibility Guide Web site lists supported guest and host operating systems, provides related support information, and provides links to knowledge base articles about guest and host issues.