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How to Install the Operating System on Dell PowerEdge 12G Servers

How install the Operating System on Dell PowerEdge 12G Servers

Dell PowerEdge 12G Servers include the following models:
T320, R320, T420, R220, R420, R520, T620, R620, R720xd, R720, R820, R920, M420, M520, M620, and M820.

There are two simple ways of installing a supported Operating System onto your 12G server:

Microsoft OS Matrix

Linux OS Matrix

VMWare OS Matrix

Dedicated VMware versions can be downloaded directly from, select your product, Under the Operating System Tab, select your desired VMWare Hypervisor Version (ESX and ESXi): Downloadable ISO's are available under the "Enterprise Solutions" category.

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Article ID: SLN129177

Last Date Modified: 04/28/2015 12:36 PM

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