What’s New With VMware Hardware Version 11

As vSphere 6.0 and ESX 6.0 got released, also a new Virtual Machine Hardware Version was released.
Hardware Version 11 is the latest available version and is only supported on ESX 6.0 and later.

So, what’s new with VMware Hardware Version 11?

  • Boot Virtual Machines with EFI Support
  • Full integration with VMwarevCloud Air (private cloud)
    • Ability to create and migrate VMs from your local vSphere instance
  • The follow Operating Systems are now fully supported
    • Windows 8.1 Update
    • Windows Server 2012 RC2
    • Ubuntu 14.10
    • Red Hat 7
    • CentOS 7
    • Suse 12
    • OpenSuse 13.2

The list above is just the highlights and a full list including known issues with hardware version 11 can be found here.

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