Panorama Hypervisor Support

Verify that you have what it takes to install Panorama™ on a hypervisor.
Before you install Panorama on a VMware ESXi, Hyper-V or KVM server, verify that the hypervisor meets the minimum version requirements to deploy Panorama.
Panorama Version
VMware ESXi Compatibility
KVM Compatibility
Hyper-V Compatibility
Public Cloud Compatibility
PAN-OS 7.1
64-bit kernel-based VMware ESXi 5.1, 5.5, 6.0, or 6.5. The minimum supported version of the virtual hardware family type (also known as the VMware virtual hardware version) on the ESXi server is vmx-09.
ESXi 5.5 and later versions supports a virtual disk of up to8TB. ESXi versions support one disk of up to 2TB.
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PAN-OS 8.0
64-bit kernel-based VMware ESXi 5.1, 5.5, 6.0, or 6.5. The supported version of the virtual hardware family type (also known as the VMware virtual hardware version) on the ESXi server is vmx-09.
ESXi 5.5 and later versions supports one disk of up to 8TB. Earlier ESXi versions support one disk of up to 2TB.
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PAN-OS 8.1
64-bit kernel-based VMware ESXi 5.1, 5.5, 6.0, or 6.5. The supported version of the virtual hardware family type (also known as the VMware virtual hardware version) on the ESXi server is vmx-09.
ESXi 5.5 and later versions supports one disk of up to 8TB. Earlier ESXi versions support one disk of up to 2TB.
(8.1.2) Ubuntu version 16.04 or CentOS7
(8.1.3) Windows Server 2016 with Hyper-V role or Hyper-V 2016
  • Amazon AWS
  • Microsoft Azure
  • (8.1.1) Google Cloud Platform
  • (8.1.3) Amazon AWS GovCloud
PAN-OS 9.0
64-bit kernel-based VMware ESXi 5.1, 5.5, 6.0, or 6.5. The supported version of the virtual hardware family type (also known as the VMware virtual hardware version) on the ESXi server is vmx-09.
ESXi 5.5 and later versions supports one disk of up to 8TB. Earlier ESXi versions support one disk of up to 2TB.
(8.1.2) Ubuntu version 16.04 or CentOS7
(8.1.3) Windows Server 2016 with Hyper-V role or Hyper-V 2016
  • Amazon AWS
  • Microsoft Azure
  • (8.1.1) Google Cloud Platform
  • (8.1.3) Amazon AWS GovCloud

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