Tested Operating System List for Intel® Server Board S5520UR Family and Intel® Server Board S5520URT

Last Reviewed: 29-Aug-2017
Article ID: 000007663

The table lists the tested operating systems for the Intel® Server Board S5520UR Family and Intel® Server Board S5520URT. Operating systems not listed are not supported.

Type of Testing OS
Compatibility and stress

Windows Server 2012*, with Hyper-v x64
Windows Server 2008*, Service Pack 2, 32-bit and 64-bit
Windows Server 2008 R2*, 64-bit, Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2003*, Release 2, 32-bit and 64-bit
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11*, 32-bit and 64-bit, with SP1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1*, 32-bit and 64-bit

Basic testing—OS installation, boot, and functional validation

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4*, Update 8, 32-bit and 64-bit    
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6*, 32-bit and 64-bit    
SCO Unixware 7.14*
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10* - Service Pack 4, 32-bit and 64-bit
Sun Solaris 10* U7    
VMWare ESX/ESXi* 3.5* U4/4.0 U1/4.1 U1/5.0 (not on ESRT2)
Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011*, (Standard, Essentials and Premium Add-on)
Windows 7* (use embedded onboard video driver)

Basic installation—install and boot testing only of all onboard components

CentOS v5.5*
Debian v5.0.3*
Fedora 13*
FreeBSD v8.1*
Ubuntu LTS 9.10*

Note The Microsoft WHQL information page is located here.
The Linux* and UNIX* certification test submission report can be obtained here.
An update to the onboard network controller driver may be required after the operating system has completed the installation. For more details, see the High CPU utilization under Windows 2008* R2 or Windows 7* with embedded NIC driver. Download the latest network interface driver.