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 Kernel Version Released Security Support
5.0 6.1 1 year and 1 month ago
(02 May 2023)
Yes
4.0 5.1 3 years ago
(25 Feb 2021)
Ends in 1 year and 8 months
(01 Mar 2026)
3.0 4.19 5 years ago
(08 Feb 2019)
Ended 3 months and 2 weeks ago
(01 Mar 2024)
2.0 4.9 6 years ago
(01 Nov 2017)
Ended 1 year and 6 months ago
(01 Dec 2022)
1.0 4.4 8 years ago
(11 Jun 2016)
Ended 2 years and 3 months ago
(28 Feb 2022)

End-of-Life dates are tentative.

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.