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Which OS are the Sandbox VMs built on?

  • #43887
    John Timmers

    I’m interested in the Hortonworks 2.0 Sandbox for VMware Player and also the HDP 1.3 Sandbox for VMware.
    I was wondering which OS these VMs are built upon. For example SLES 11 or ?

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  • #43900

    Hi John,

    The guest OS is Linux. So once you have the VMware player installed on your host OS, say SLES, you can easily work with the sandbox. See more instructions here: http://hortonworks.com/products/hortonworks-sandbox/#install

    Cheryle Custer

    Hi John,

    You should be able to run the Sandbox on any system supported by VMware Player as long as you have a 64-bit chip set and can enable virtualization in your system BIOS. See the VMware website for VMware Player system requirements. The underlying Guest OS in the Sandbox is Linux as Vinod correctly states. It’s CentOS, specifically.

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