[Mageia-discuss] mageia under vmware ESXi

David Walser luigiwalser at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 1 16:04:09 CET 2012

Luca Olivetti wrote:
> Hello,
> TPTB have decided to upgrade our ageing server (still running mandrake) with a new system based on vmware ESXi.
> I thought I'd install mageia in some of the virtual machines to migrate current services, but I see that it isn't certified as a guest OS 
under vmware ESXi.
> I actually don't care, but the vendor has suggested that we stick to one of the supported distributions.
> I don't think that it's because mageia is a community distribution, because I see that debian, fedora and opensuse are "certified" (as are 
the commercial ones like RHEL, SLES, CentOS, etc.).
> Maybe nobody got in touch with vmware to have mageia listed as a "certified" distribution?

Not sure what it matters having it "certified."  I run several Mageia server VMs in ESXi at work and they work great.

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