INFO: PlateSpin Recon 3.5 Supported Platforms for Inventory and Data Collection

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  • 16-Jul-2009
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Environment

Applies to:  PlateSpin Recon 3.5

Situation

This article outlines operating systems that can be monitored by PlateSpin Recon 3.5.

NOTE: This article contains that latest information regarding supported operating systems. Please reference this article for any changes to supported operating systems.

Resolution

Supported Operating Systems


Microsoft Windows

 

  •  Windows 2000 Server (SP0, SP1, SP2, SP3, SP4)
  •  Windows 2003 Server (SP0, SP1, SP2) 32 and 64-bit
  •  Windows French 2003 Server (SP2)
  •  Windows Japanese 2003 Server (SP2)
  •  Windows 2008 Server (SP0) 32 and 64-bit
  •  Windows Vista (SP0, SP1) 32 and 64-bit
  •  Windows NT 4.0 Server (SP4, SP6, SP6a with WMI installed – WMI Core version 1.5 required)
  •  Windows XP Professional (SP0, SP1, SP2, SP3) 32 and 64-bit
  •  Virtual Server 2005 (version 1.0), all editions
  •  Virtual Server 2005 R2 (SP1)
  •  VMware Virtual Center 2.0.1, 2.0.2, 2.5
  •  Microsoft Hyper-V 64-bit





Linux & Unix (32bit and 64bit)

 

  •  Fedora Core 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 ,8 ,9
  •  Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8.0, 9.x, 10.0, 10.1
  •  Novell SUSE Linux 8.0 (32-bit only)
  •  Novell OpenSuSE 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 11
  •  Citrix XenServer 4.1, 5.0 (See “Configuring Monitoring for Citrix XenServer 5.x” on page 27 of the PlateSpin Recon Getting Started Guide.)
  •  RedHat Linux 7.3, 8.0, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2
  •  RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.x AS/ES (32-bit only)
  •  RedHat Enterprise Linux 3.0 AS/ES, 4.0 AS/ES, 5.0 AS/ES, 5.1 AS/ES
  •  Ubuntu 7.1, 8.04, 8.10
  •  CentOS 2.0 32-bit only
  •  CentOS 3.9, 4.6, 5.1, 5.2
  •  Sun Solaris 8, 9, & 10 (SPARC/x86)
  •  Sun Solaris 7 (SPARC) 32-bit only
  •  VMware ESX Server 2.5.3, 2.5.4, 2.5.5, 3.0.0, 3.0.1, 3.0.2, 3.0.3, 3.5.0, 3i
  •  VMware (GSX) Server 3.2 (for Windows)
  •  VMware 1.x + (for Windows)



Novell Netware

 

  •  Netware 5.1 (SP8)
  •  Netware 6.0 (SP5)
  •  Netware 6.5 (SP6)

Novell Netware Client 4.91 SP5 and Novell Netware Client 4.91 Post-SP5

NWFS.SYS should be installed on the PlateSpin Recon server computer to be able to monitor Novell Netware computers. The client downloads are free. When installing, select Custom Installation and install the NMAS client.

Note: Installation of the Novell Netware client impacts the standard Windows logon. See the Novell client documentation for more information.

Note: Only the CPU and disk utilization counters are supported for Netware 5.1 and 6.0. Only the CPU, Disk and memory utilization counters are supported for Netware 6.5 and higher.

 

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