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Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration Essential Guide by Daniele Tosatto

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Appendix A. Supported Guest Operating Systems and Virtual Machine Templates

Overview of supported guest virtual machines

In Chapter 4, Creating Virtual Machines we have learned how to create virtual machines in a XenServer virtual environment.

In the following table, you can find a list of operating systems that you can install in a virtual machine created in a XenServer environment.

The following table includes the values you can set for the minimum and maximum amount of memory and disk space you can set for each supported guest operating system:

Guest operating system

Minimum RAM

Maximum RAM

Disk space

Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit)

1 GB

4 GB

24 GB minimum, 40 GB or more recommended

Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit)

2 GB

128 GB

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