Parallels Containers for Windows 6.0 System Requirements

Parallels Containers for Windows runs on a wide variety of hardware and software configurations. The basic system requirements include:

  • Server hardware
  • Host operating system
  • Parallels Virtual Automation and Parallels Power Panel requirements

Server Hardware

  • Platform: Any x64 platform that is supported by Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 R2 (Pentium, AMD, and the like)
  • Memory: 1 GB minimum, 2G or more is recommended. (required amount depends on the total number of containers planned to run on the node)
  • Disk Space: 32 GB or more free disk space. (required amount depends on the size of the software to be installed inside containers)

Note: PCW 6.0 can be deployed inside a virtual machine or on a dedicated HW node. PCW6.0 is verified on Parallels Cloud Server, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESX 5.x

Host Operating System

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack1
  • Windows Server 2012

Client Software

To manage Parallels Containers for Windows 6.0 with Parallels Virtual Automation, make sure that your client computer supports one of the following Web browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 8.x, 9.x, and 10.x
  • Firefox 16.x
  • Safari 5.x or newer
  • Chrome 22.x or newer

Other browsers may work as well, however only those listed above have been tested for compatibility with Parallels Virtual Automation.

Software Requirements

  • Internet Explorer 9.x, 10.x, 11.x,
  • Firefox 26.x or newer,
  • Safari 5.x or newer,
  • Chrome 31.x and newer.

Windows-based computer acting as Master Server:

  • Windows Server 2003 x64 SP2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Windows Server 2012

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