Parallels Mac Management Is Ready for macOS High Sierra


It’s that time of year—iPhone pre-order season, and the release of a new macOS. Just like the new iPhone X, this year’s macOS release has IT administrators excited, as well as nervous. This year, there is ample reason to be excited, with the release of Apple File System (APFS). If you have not yet heard about the new file system, Apple’s web site has more detailed information.

Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft SCCM customers have been asking about compatibility with APFS since it was first rumored. As the API keeps evolving, it was uncertain what the final release would look like, but now we are able to answer questions and share some great news.

Parallels Mac Management v6.1

In early October, we plan to release Parallels Mac Management v6.1. This release will officially support macOS High Sierra 10.13. You can expect Parallels Mac Management to work seamlessly with macOS High Sierra, with just a few limitations:

Parallels Mac Management Releases Prior to v6.1

Releases prior to v6.1 are not officially supported on macOS High Sierra. If you need to manage macOS High Sierra devices you must upgrade to Parallels Mac Management 6.1 (or newer). At the time of writing, we are aware of the following compatibility issues with macOS High Sierra:

Download Parallels Mac Management v6.1

Parallels Mac Management v6.1 will be available in early October. If you have an active license you can visit the Parallels site to download the most current version.

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