Before you configure the bare metal server, make sure that your server meets the supported requirements.

Important: The user performing the installation may require sudo command permissions for some of the procedures. See Install Third-Party Packages on a Bare Metal Server.

Bare Metal Server Requirements

Operating System Version CPU Cores Memory
CentOS Linux

7.7, 7.6 (kernel: 3.10.0-957)

4 16 GB
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.7

7.6 (kernel: 3.10.0-957)

4 16 GB
Oracle Linux 7.7

7.6 (kernel: 3.10.0-957)

4 16 GB
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 sp3, 12 sp4 4 16 GB
Ubuntu

16.04.2 LTS (kernel: 4.4.0-*)

18.04

4 16 GB
Windows Server 2016 4 16 GB
Note: Hosts running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS must be upgraded from 16.04 or freshly installed.