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Last Updated: 11/28/2018 12:50:46 PM

Previous SEL Number: 04SW-01-OSSS

Description: Operating systems for servers. Examples include Windows, Mac OS X Server, Unix, Linux.

ImportantFeatures: Minimum version should be:

Windows: Server 2012
Apple: Mac OS X Server 10.10 (Yosemite)
Linux: Varies by distribution - versions as of August 2015:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux - 7.1
CentOS Linux - 7.1
Scientific Linux - 7.1
Ubuntu Server Edition - 15.04 (Vivid Vervet)
SUSE Linux - 12.0
Unix: Varies with brand - check with vendor for current release

Operating Considerations: Consider benefits of Long Term Support (LTS) - may require specific OS version.
Choice of operating system will be determined by applications/services to be run on the host.
Use of 64-bit version of server OS highly recommended when compatible with hardware and applications/services to be run on host.

Training Requirements: Core Training: Per Manufacturer's Specifications
Initial Training: Extensive (> 2 days)
Sustainment Training: Extensive (> 2 days)

Mandatory Standards:

Applicable Standards and References:

  • Law Enforcement: Forensic Technician
  • Law Enforcement: SWAT/Tactical Team
  • Medical: Point of Dispensing