Choose Your Trial Experience

Install the Parallels Mac Management plugin on Microsoft SCCM, OR download the Virtual Machine with SCCM and the Parallels plugin preinstalled.

System Center

On Your SCCM

Install on your SCCM

  • Use your physical lab or production environment already in place
  • Easy conversion from trial

What's Next

  1. Complete an installation checklist from the Administrator Guide to make sure SCCM has everything ready for the plugin.
  2. Install the plugin.
  3. Discover, enroll, and manage Mac computers with our plugin.

In a virtual machine

Download a virtual machine with the plugin pre-installed*

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machine with Microsoft SCCM pre-installed
  • Play safe in test environment
  • * Requires at least 90 GB of free space for the virtual machine.

What's Next

  1. Create a new virtual machine in Hyper-V Manager and attach the downloaded virtual hard disk to it
  2. Enable external network in this virtual machine and follow the steps in the Trial-in-a-Box guide to complete implementation.

In a virtual machine

Download a virtual machine with the plugin pre-installed*

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machine with Microsoft SCCM pre-installed
  • Play safe in test environment
  • * Requires at least 130 GB of free space for the virtual machine.

What's Next

  1. Download, install, and activate your trial of Parallels Desktop for Mac to run the virtual machine.
  2. Copy the virtual machine to your Mac, and add finishing touches to it as described in our Trial-in-a-Box Guide.
  3. Install a macOS virtual machine using Parallels Desktop, and then discover, enroll, and manage it with our plugin.