Supported Operating Systems
You can install PowerCLI on supported operating systems. You can run guest cmdlets against virtual machines on which supported guest operating systems are installed.
PowerCLI Local Operating Systems
For a list of operating systems on which you can install VMware PowerCLI 12.1.0, see Compatibility Matrixes for VMware PowerCLI 12.1.0.
PowerCLI Guest Operating Systems
You can run VMware PowerCLI 12.1.0 guest cmdlets against virtual machines with supported guest operating systems. For a list of supported operating systems, see Compatibility Matrixes for VMware PowerCLI 12.1.0.