Version 1.8. This version is no longer supported. For more information, see the version support policy. For information about how to upgrade to version 1.9, see Upgrading Anthos on bare metal in the 1.9 documentation.

Available supported versions: 1.11  |   1.10  |   1.9

Select your operating system

Anthos clusters on bare metal runs on Linux. Anthos clusters on bare metal version 1.8.0 and subsequent patch releases support the following Linux distributions and versions. Anthos clusters on bare metal works with the kernels supplied with supported distributions.

CentOS Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Ubuntu
8.1 8.1 18.04*
8.2 8.2 20.04
8.3 8.3  
8.4 8.4  

* For information about a compatibility issue with Ubuntu 18.04, see Ubuntu 18.04 and 18.04.1 incompatibility in Known Issues.

Supported operating systems must also have Linux kernels with the option CONFIG_BPF_JIT=y. To find out whether this option is enabled, run grep CONFIG_BPF_JIT /boot/config-$(uname -r).

For instructions to configure the operating system on your node machines, see the following: