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The following table lists the operating systems on which you can install and use the BMC Performance Assurance console.

Operating system

Supported versions


  • AIX 5.3, 64-bit hardware, 64-bit kernel
  • AIX 6.1, 64-bit hardware, 64-bit kernel
  • AIX 7.1, 64-bit hardware, 64-bit kernel


  • HP-UX 11.11iv2 (B11.23) Supported architectures - 64-bit, RISC, Itanium 2 (emulation mode)
  • HP-UX 11.11iv3 (B11.31), 64-bit, RISC, Itanium 2 (emulation mode)


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 1, 5.6, and 6.0 2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • Oracle Enterprise Linux 4 and 5

Oracle Solaris

  • Oracle Solaris 9, 64-bit, Sparc
  • Oracle Solaris 10, 64-bit, Sparc

Microsoft Windows

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 3 Web, Standard, Datacenter Editions, x86
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web, Standard, Datacenter and Enterprise Editions, x86-64 4
  • Microsoft Windows Vista, Home, Professional, and Ultimate, x86 and x86-64
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 Servers, x86-64
  • Microsoft Windows 7, x86 and x86-64

For BMC Performance Assurance console 9.0 Service Pack 2

  • Microsoft Windows 2012 Servers(x64)

For BMC Performance Assurance console 9.0 Service Pack 4

  • Microsoft Windows 2012 R2

Server Core installations for Microsoft Windows Server are not supported.

1 References to x86 and x86-64 and GLib-2.3.x compatible.
2 For 64-bit systems, requires installation of RPM libstdc.i686.
3 References to Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and 2008 (which includes SP2 and R2) include all editions of these platform families and their service packs, except where service packs or particular editions are specifically listed in the table.
4 References to x86-64 include AMD64 (which includes Opteron) and Intel 64 architecture (formerly known as Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology, or Intel EM64T).



Version 7.5.10 SP1 of BMC Performance Assurance console supported the Predict user interface component on both UNIX and Microsoft Windows consoles. Later releases of BMC Performance Assurance provide select enhancements only to the Microsoft Windows versions of the Predict user interface component. There will be no impact on the processing of data, which will continue to be fully supported on both UNIX and Microsoft Windows console servers.