7.1 About Operating System Types

Each OS Type uniquely represents a distribution of an operating system. The OS objects you create can be as general or as specific as necessary to meet your needs.


Specify a textual name for the operating system that is unique in your PlateSpin Transformation Manager environment.


Specify a brief description of the operating system.


Select the appropriate operating system family from the following available options:

  • CentOS
  • Citrix
  • Linux
  • NetWare/OES
  • Other
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Solaris
  • SUSE Linux
  • Ubuntu
  • Unknown
  • VMware ESX
  • Windows

Select the appropriate processor architecture from the following available options:

  • x32 (32 bit)
  • x64 (64 bit)