Version 1.9. This is the most recent version. It's supported as outlined in the Anthos version support policy, offering the latest patches and updates for security vulnerabilities, exposures, and issues impacting Anthos clusters on bare metal. For release details, see the release notes 1.9. For a complete list of each minor and patch release in chronological order, see the combined release notes.

Available supported versions: 1.9  |   1.8  |   1.7  |  

Select your operating system

Anthos clusters on bare metal runs on Linux. Anthos clusters on bare metal version 1.9.0 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.

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