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OS Compatibility Chart
  X8QB6-F
X8QBE-F
X8OBN-F                
32 bit Window OS (There are CPU/Memory limitations, please see legend below)
Windwos 7 SP1[4] YesD                  
Windows Server 2003 EE YesGN YesM                
Windows Vista Ultimate YesG                  
Windows Server 2008 YesGN YesM                
32 bit Linux OS
RedHat Linux EL 4.0 U8 YesG YesM                
RedHat Linux EL 5.3 YesG                  
RedHat Linux EL 5.4 YesG                  
RedHat Linux EL 5.5 YesDE YesM                
RedHat Linux EL 5.6   YesM                
RedHat Linux EL 6 YesD YesN                
SuSE SLES10 SP2 YesG                  
SuSE SLES10 SP3 YesG                  
SuSE SLES11 YesG                  
SuSE SLES11 SP1 YesN YesM                
CentOS 5.5 YesN YesN                
64 bit Window OS (There are CPU/Memory limitations, please see legend below)
Windows 7[4] YesG                  
Windows 7 SP1[4] YesD                  
Windows Server 2003 EE YesGN YesM                
Windows Vista Ultimate YesG                  
Windows Server 2008 YesGN YesN                
Windows Server 2008 R2 YesGN                  
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1[1] YesD YesMN                
64 bit Linux OS
RedHat Linux EL 4.0
(Update-7)
YesG                  
RedHat Linux EL 4.0
(Update-8)
YesDGM YesM                
RedHat Linux EL 5.3 YesG                  
RedHat Linux EL 5.4 YesG                  
RedHat Linux EL 5.5 YesEM YesN                
RedHat Linux EL 5.6   YesMN                
RedHat Linux EL 6 YesDGM YesM                
Fedora Core 11 YesD                  
Fedora Core 12 YesD                  
Fedora Core 13 YesM                  
SuSE Linux 11.2 YesD                  
SuSE SLES10 SP3 YesG YesM                
SuSE SLES10 SP4   YesM                
SuSE SLES11 YesG                  
SuSE SLES11 SP1 YesGN YesN                
Solaris 10 (Update-9)   YesM                
CentOS 5.5 YesD YesN                
CentOS 5.6   YesN                
VMware OS
Vmware ESX 4.0 U1 YesG                  
Vmware ESX 4.1   YesM                
Vmware ESX 4.1 U1   YesM                
Vmware ESX 5.00   YesM                

** Minimum OS tested with basic system configuration


LEGEND:

  A. IDE Drive
  B. SCSI Drive (without HostRAID)
  C. SCSI Drive (with HostRAID)
  D. SATA (without RAID, IDE enhance mode)
  E. SATA (w/ RAID, Adaptec / LSI code base /
       MCP55 / Marvell / Dothill)
  F. SAS/SAS2 (IT mode)
  G. SAS/SAS2 (SR/IMR mode)
  H. ZCR
  I. SAS/SAS2 (IR mode)
  J. UIO (Controller: LSI 1068E(SR Mode))
  K. UIO (Controller: LSI 1078)
  L. UIO (Controller:Intel IOP348)
  M. SATA (without RAID, AHCI mode)
  N. SATA (with RAID, Intel code base)
  O. UIO (Controller: LSI 2008(IR Mode))
  P. UIO (Controller: LSI 2008(IMR Mode)
  Q. UIO (Controller LSI 2108(SR Mode))
  R. SAS (w/ RAID, Intel code base)
LEGEND (applies to Windows OS only):

[1]. Windows Server 2008 R2 x64
     SFT-MS-WS08R2FDN: Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation 64bit,limit to 1 CPU/8GB Memory
     SFT-MS-WS08R2STD: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard 64bit,limit to 4 CPUs/32GB Memory
     SFT-MS-WS08R2ENT: Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 64bit,limit to 8 CPUs/2TB Memory
     SFT-MS-WSS08R2STD: Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Standard, limit to 4 CPUs/32GB Memory

[2]. Windows Server 2012 x64
     SFT-MS-WS12FDN: Windows Server 2012 Foundation 64bit,limit to 1 CPU/32GB Memory
     SFT-MS-WS12ESS: Windows Server 2012 Essentials 64bit,limit to 2 CPUs/64GB Memory
     SFT-MS-WS12STD: Windows Server 2012 Standard 64bit(2CPU/2VMs Per LIC),limit to 64 CPUs/4TB Memory
     SFT-MS-WS12DCT: Windows Server 2012 Datacenter 64bit(2CPU Per LIC),limit to 64 CPUs/4TB Memory

[3]. Windows Server 2012 R2 x64
     SFT-MS-WS12R2FDN: Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation 64bit, limit to 1 CPU/32GB Memory
     SFT-MS-WS12R2ESS: Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials 64bit, limit to 2 CPUs/64GB Memory
     SFT-MS-WS12R2STD: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard 64bit (2CPU/2VMs Per LIC),Limit to 64 CPUs/4TB Memory
     SFT-MS-WS12R2DCT: Win Server 2012 R2 Datacenter 64bit (2CPU Per LIC),limit to 64 CPUs/4TB Memory

[4]. Windows 7 Professional/Ultimate
     SFT-MS-W7PRO32: Windows 7 Professional 32bit,limit to 2 CPUs/4GB Memory
     SFT-MS-W7PRO64: Windows 7 Professional 64bit,limit to 2 CPUs/192GB Memory
     SFT-WS-W7UT64: Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit,limit to 2 CPUs/192GB Memory

[5]. Windows 8 Professional
     SFT-MS-W8PRO32: Windows 8 Professional 32bit,limit to 2 CPUs/4GB Memory
     SFT-MS-W8PRO64: Windows 8 Professional 64bit,limit to 2 CPUs/512GB Memory


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