Is IBM Rational Change version 5.2 supported on VMWare ESXi 4 ?
IBM Rational Change is now supported on VMWare ESXi 3.5, 4.0 and 4.1 for all the supported OS platforms of Change 188.8.131.52 onwards.
Details of the supported platforms for IBM Rational Change 5.2 server are:
- IBM® AIX® 6.1
- Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 5 (64-bit)
- Solaris® 10 (64-Bit)
- SUSE® Linux 10 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
- Windows® Server 2003 R2 Standard or Enterprise Edition (32-bit or 64-bit)
IBM trusts that VMWare behaves identical to the native OS. If issues are encountered with the product on VMWare, users can report them to Support for further troubleshooting.
There have been no significant issues that were specific to a VMWare environment, as long as the VM is configured to look like a server on their network
IBM does not expect VMWare to present the OS any differently in ESXi, ESX or 4.x, Linux 32 bits etc, but they have not been certified officially.