VMware Photon

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VMWare Photon OS is an open source Linux container host optimized for cloud-native applications, cloud platforms, and VMware infrastructure.

Release Released Security Support
4.0 3 years and 4 months ago
(25 Feb 2021)
Ends in 12 months
(01 Jul 2025)
3.0 5 years ago
(08 Feb 2019)
Ended 5 months ago
(01 Feb 2024)
2.0 6 years and 8 months ago
(01 Nov 2017)
Ended 1 year and 7 months ago
(01 Dec 2022)
1.0 8 years ago
(11 Jun 2016)
Ended 2 years and 4 months ago
(28 Feb 2022)

End-of-Life dates are tentative.

Linux Kernel Version

Photon OS Kernel Version
2.0 4.9
3.0 4.19
4.0 5.10

More information is available on the VMware Photon website.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:
cat /etc/os-release

You can submit an improvement to this page on GitHub :octocat: . This page has a corresponding Talk Page.

A JSON version of this page is available at /api/photon.json. See the API Documentation for more information. You can subscribe to the iCalendar feed at /calendar/photon.ics.