Description

Describes how the specific O/S of a Server or Image can be identified in the Administrative UI or the API.

Content / Solution:

In the Administrative UI, the specific O/S type is listed in the text underneath a deployed server or Image:

Deployed Server

For a deployed server, the O/S information (example: REDHAT5/64) is displayed underneath the Server Name and Description as the first text in orange:

OS/Customer/Cloud Software Image

For an Image, the same O/S information (example: REDHAT7/64, Win2012R2/64) is displayed underneath the Image Name and above the Description:

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This same O/S information is passed down to all deployed servers created from this Image.

API

In the API, this information is delivered as the "Display Name" field associated with an Operating System:

<operatingSystem>

  <type>WINDOWS</type>

  <displayName>WIN2K8/64</displayName>

</operatingSystem>

 

Explanation of Field Values

The potential values in this field include, but are not limited to:
 

WIN2003E/32  Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition, 32-bit

WIN2003S/64  Windows 2003 Standard Edition, 64-bit

WIN2003E/64  Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition, 64-bit

WIN2008S/32  Windows 2008 Standard Edition, 32-bit

WIN2008S/64  Windows 2008 Standard Edition, 64-bit

WIN2008E/32  Windows 2008 Enterprise Edition, 32-bit

WIN2008E/64  Windows 2008 Enterprise Edition, 64-bit

WIN2012R2S/64 Windows 2012 R2 Standard Edition, 64-bit

WIN2012R2DC/64 Windows 2012 R2 Data Center Edition, 64-bit

WIN2012S/64 Windows 2012 Standard Edition, 64-bit

WIN2012DC/64 Windows 2012 Data Center Edition, 64-bit

REDHAT5/32  Red Hat 5, 32-bit

REDHAT5/64  Red Hat 5, 64-bit

REDHAT6/32 Red Hat 6, 32-bit

REDHAT6/64 Red Hat 6, 64-bit

REDHAT7/64 Red Hat 7, 64-bit

CENTOS5/32  CentOS 5, 32-bit

CENTOS5/64  CentOS 5, 64-bit

CENTOS6/64 CentOS 6, 64-bit

CENTOS7/64 CentOS 7, 64-bit

UBUNTO12/64 Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit

UBUNTU14/64 Ubuntu 14.04, 64-bit

SUSE11/64 SuSE Linux Enterprise Edition, 64-bit