Linux Server

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Dell supports the x86_64 version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 on all Dell’s PowerEdge systems.

NOTE: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 or later does not support the x86 version of the operating system.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Dell supports the x86_64 version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 on all Dell PowerEdge systems.

NOTE: If you require the x86 version of the operating system, Dell recommends that you run it as a VM on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 x86_64 or an equivalent host. 

NOTE: To check if your PowerEdge system supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux, see the operating systems support matrix at Dell.com/ossupport.

NOTE: For information about installing a Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtualized guest, go to docs.redhat.com/docs or https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en/

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

Dell supports the x86_64 version of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 on all Dell’s PowerEdge systems.

NOTE: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 or later does not support the x86 version of the operating system.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

If you want to perform a custom installation using the SUSE Linux installation media, perform additional manual modifications or install additional packages that are not located on the SUSE Linux installation media. 

To download and install package updates automatically, see the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Deployment Guide at suse.com/documentation.

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Supported Operating Systems for Dell PowerEdge System playlist on YouTube

Downloading the drivers from the Dell Support site

  1. Go to Dell.com/support/home. Click View products.
  2. Click Server, Storage, and Networking, and then click PowerEdge.
  3. Select the appropriate PowerEdge system, and click Drivers and downloads.
  4. Next, select the appropriate version of operating system.
  5. Now download the driver file as per your requirement.

Linux - Support on Dell PowerEdge Servers

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