Operating Systems and Cloud Environments

Sync Gateway is supported on several popular operating systems and virtual environments.

Supported Versions

Make sure that your chosen operating system or cloud environment is listed in one of the following tables before you install Sync Gateway. See the Deprecated Versions section for information about platform support changes, including deprecated platforms.

Sync Gateway clusters on mixed platforms are not supported. Nodes in a Sync Gateway cluster should all be running on the same OS, and every effort should be made to apply the same OS patches across the entire cluster.
Table 1. Supported Operating Systems for Development, Testing, and Production
Operating System Supported Versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

7.x

CentOS

7.x

Ubuntu

16.04 LTS

Debian

8.x

Windows Server

2010

2012 (64-bit)

2016 (64-bit)

Table 2. Supported Cloud Environments for Development, Testing, and Production
Operating System Supported Versions

Amazon Linux AMI

2017.09

2018.03

Docker (Docker Hub)

CentOS 7

OpenShift (RedHat Portal)

RHEL 7.2

Table 3. Supported Operating Systems for Development and Testing Only
Operating System Supported Versions

macOS

10.12.6 "High Sierra"

Deprecated Versions

Support for deprecated Operated Systems will be removed two releases following the deprecation notice.

Table 4. Deprecated Operating Systems
Operating System Supported Versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

6.x

CentOS

6.x

Ubuntu

14.04 LTS