View Composer supports 64-bit operating systems with specific requirements and limitations. You can install View Composer on the same physical or virtual machine as vCenter Server or on a separate server.

Table 1. Operating System Support for View Composer

Operating System

Version

Edition

Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

64-bit

Standard

Enterprise

Datacenter

Windows Server 2012 R2

64-bit

Standard

Datacenter

Windows Server 2016

64-bit

Standard

Datacenter

Note:

Windows Server 2008 R2 with no service pack is no longer supported.

If you plan to install View Composer on a different physical or virtual machine than vCenter Server, see Hardware Requirements for Standalone View Composer.