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Operating systems supported on unmanaged Cloud Servers
This guide lists the Linux distributions and Windows versions that you can install at the time of ordering an unmanaged Cloud Server.
Natively supported Linus Distributions
If your experience is with Debian, then a Debian server would be an excellent choice as an alternative to CentOS offered below. Debian releases are extremely stable. Debian version 9.0 Stretch is available. Find out more
If you are familiar with the desktop version of Ubuntu, you may wish to have it on your server. Find out more
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server
This operating system covers thousands of applications in Cloud environments. Find out more
The FreeBSD basic code has been developed, improved and continuously optimised for over thirty years. It is developed and maintained by a large group of people. FreeBSD offers advanced network functions, high security and high-level performance. Find out more
This distribution is ideal for beginners, experienced users and ultra-geeks; in short, it is made for everyone! Find out more
CentOS is the most popular distribution for web servers and hence has a lot of support available both on the community forum and elsewhere on the Web. CentOS releases are extremely stable over the long term. Find out more
OpenBSD includes a certain number of security measures which are missing or optional in other operating systems. Its developers have a habit of carrying out code audits in search of security and bugs. The project follows strict policies on licences and prefers its own open source ISC licence and other variations of the BSD licence. Find out more
Slackware is a GNU/Linux distribution which is known for following the "Unix philosophy" as closely as possible and for seeking stability in applications. Find out more
Other Linux distributions
We regularly add new Linux distributions:
Windows versions supported
Important : Infomaniak only provides evaluation versions of Windows. You will need to have a license to activate Windows after the evaluation period:
Windows 10 Professional
Windows 10 Professional has all the functions of Windows 10 Family as well as the professional features for encryption, remote login, the creation of virtual machines and much more.
Important: it will be necessary to activate Windows, Infomaniak only provides an evaluation version. To learn more
Windows Server 2016
- Windows Server Standard is designed for low density or non-virtualised environments.
- Windows Server Datacenter is ideal for datacenter-defined and highly virtualised environments.
- Windows Server Essentials is aimed at small companies with up to 25 users and 50 devices.