Product Documentation

System requirements

Sep 27, 2016

Linux distributions

The following Linux distributions are supported by the Linux Virtual Desktop product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise:
    • Desktop 12 Service Pack 1
    • Server 12 Service Pack 1
    • Server 11 Service Pack 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    • Workstation 6.8
    • Workstation 7.2
    • Server 7.2
    • Server 6.8
  • CentOS Linux
    • CentOS 7.2
    • CentOS 6.8

注意

In all cases, the processor architecture supported is x86-64.

提示

CentOS Linux is supported since version 1.3. The installation information contained in this article is also appropriate for CentOS.

XenDesktop

The following versions of XenDesktop are supported by the Linux VDA:

  • XenDesktop 7.1
  • XenDesktop 7.5
  • XenDesktop 7.6
  • XenDesktop 7.7
  • XenDesktop 7.8
  • XenDesktop 7.9
  • XenDesktop 7.11

The configuration process for Linux VDAs differs slightly than for Windows VDAs. However, any Delivery Controller farm is capable of brokering both Windows and Linux desktops.

注意

The Linux VDA is incompatible with XenDesktop version 7.0 or earlier.

Citrix Receiver

The following versions of Citrix Receiver are supported:

  • Citrix Receiver for Windows version 4.4 or newer (this equates to v14.4 of wfica32.exe)
  • Citrix Receiver for Linux version 13.4 or newer
  • Citrix Receiver for Mac OSX version 12.1 or newer
  • Citrix Receiver for Android version 3.8 or newer
  • Citrix Receiver for iOS  version 6.1.4 or newer
  • Citrix Receiver for Chrome/HTML5 version 2.0 (only via Access Gateway)

Hypervisors

The following hypervisors for hosting Linux VDA guest VMs are supported:

  • XenServer
  • VMware ESX and ESXi
  • Microsoft Hyper-V

Bare metal hosting is also supported.

提示

Refer to the hypervisor vendor’s documentation for the list of supported platforms.

Active Directory integration packages

The following Active Directory integration packages or products are supported by the Linux VDA:

  • Samba Winbind
  • Quest Authentication Services v4.1 or newer
  • Centrify DirectControl

提示

Refer to the Active Directory Integration package vendor’s documentation for the list of supported platforms.

HDX 3D Pro

The following hypervisors, Linux Distributions and NVIDIA GRID™ GPU are required to support HDX 3D Pro.

Hypervisors

The following hypervisors are supported:

  • XenServer
  • VMware ESX and ESXi

Linux distributions

The following Linux distribution supports HDX 3D Pro:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Workstation 7.2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Workstation 6.8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Server 6.8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Workstation 7.2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Server 7.2
  • CentOS Linux 6.8
  • CentOS Linux 7.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 Service Pack 1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 1

GPUs

The following GPUs are supported for GPU pass-through:

  • NVIDIA GRID™ 3.0 - Tesla M60
  • NVIDIA GRID™ - K2
The following GPUs are supported for vGPU:
  • NVIDIA GRID™ 3.0 - Tesla M60
  • NVIDIA GRID™ 3.0 - Tesla M10