Parallels Business Automation Standard

Professional. Powerful. Profitable.
Parallels Business Automation Standard is the most proven and the industry's preferred, billing and hosting automation solution for managing and scaling small and medium web hosting businesses. Service providers use PBAS to build their resale channels and maximize revenue.

The following product documentation is available for your reference:

User Documentation
Installation Guide PDF | ZIP | HTML
Provider's Guide PDF | ZIP | HTML
Reseller's Guide PDF | ZIP | HTML
Subscriber's Guide PDF | ZIP | HTML
Advanced Configuration Manual PDF | ZIP | HTML
Developer Documentation
Parallels Business Automation Standard Developer documentation is available here.

In addition to product documentation you may also find valuable information by using our Knowledge Base.

If you have questions related to PBAS, please visit the PBAS forum.

In addition to product documentation you may also find valuable information by using our Knowledge Base. If you have questions related to PBAS, please visit the PBAS forum.

Parallels Business Automation Standard has a set of requirements that must be met in order to function properly. This page provides minimum requirements that you can use as guidelines for your deployment.

Management Node OS Requirements

Standard configuration of one of the following:

  • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 6.x
  • CentOS 6.x
  • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 5.x (for upgrades only)
  • CentOS 6.x (for upgrades only)

Management Node Hardware Configuration:

  • 2 GHz (or higher)
  • At least 2 GB of RAM
  • At least 40 GB of total disk space

Note: We highly recommend installing Parallels Business Automation Standard inside a Parallels Cloud Server container to simplify backups, monitoring, migration, and ensure high availability.

Hosting Server Requirements:

  • Parallels Cloud Server — 6.0 release
  • Parallels Server Bare Metal — 5.0 release
  • Parallels Virtuozzo Containers Linux — 4.0 - 4.7 releases 
  • Parallels Virtuozzo Containers Windows — 4.0 - 4.6 releases 
  • Plesk Control Panel — 8.6, 9.5, 10.4, 11.x releases
  • Parallels Plesk Automation — 11.5 release
  • Plesk SiteBuilder for Linux/Unix — 4.5.x
  • Plesk SiteBuilder for Windows — 4.5.x
  • Parallels Operations Automation — 5.3, 5.4 releases 

Browser Requirements:

  • Firefox 3.6 and above
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and above
  • Safari 5.0 and above for Mac
  • Google Chrome 8.0 and above

Note: Pop-up blocking in your browser should be disabled.
Note: Session and permanent cookies in your browser should be enabled.

If you have some specific question about your hardware configuration please contact us.  

Language support

The Parallels Business Automation Standard user interface can be displayed in the customer’s language of choice. Each Parallels Business Automation Standard installation can include an unlimited number of language options.

The following Language Packs are currently available:

en English Yes
fr French Yes
de German Yes
jp Japanese Yes
es Spanish Yes
it Netherlands Yes
ru Russian Yes
cn Chinese (Simplified)* available on request
hk Chinese (Traditional)* available on request
ru Italian* available on request

* These language packs can be installed on Parallels Business Automation Standard 4.1, but will have incomplete or outdated translations. To receive one of these language packs, contact us and indicate the language pack that you would like to receive.

If you require a language that is not listed, you can create the language pack yourself using Parallels Business Automation Standard SDK.

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