Supported operating systems

Lenovo XClarity Essentials Bootable Media Creator supports the following 64-bit operating systems.

Table 1. Operating systems supported by BoMC
Operating systems Editions
Windows
  • Microsoft Windows 10/11

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2022

Linux

RedHat

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server (x64) Editions (U5 to U9)

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Server (x64) Editions (U1 to U6)

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 Server (x64) Editions

SUSE

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (x64) (SP4 to SP5)

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 (x64) (up to SP4)

Note:
  • BoMC cannot be used on Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE).

  • It is recommended to use BoMC 12.4.0 on the following operating systems:
    • Microsoft Windows 7/8

    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2/2012/2012 r2

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0/7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4/8.0

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12.0/12.1/12.2/12.3