Parallels Business Automation Standard

Parallels Business Automation Standard is a pre-integrated billing and hosting automation solution for hosting providers entering the hosting business, growing beyond current systems or requiring a more advanced billing and automation solution. Click below for frequently asked questions, documentation and other helpful tools to get the answers you need.

  1. Do you have forums for PBAS?
  2. What are the system requirements for PBAS?

    Management Node OS Requirements:

    Standard configuration of one of the following:
    • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 5.x
    • CentOS 5.x

    Management Node Hardware Configuration:

    • IBM PC-compatible computer with 2 GHz (or higher) Intel Celeron, Pentium, or AMD Athlon CPU
    • 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 Virtuozzo VPS to simplify backups, monitoring, migration, and ensure high availability.

    Hosting Server Requirements:

    • Parallels Cloud Server 6.0
    • Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0
    • Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 - 4.7 for Linux
    • Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 for Windows
    • Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5, 10.4, 11
    • Parallels Plesk Automation
    • Parallels Operations Automation 5.3, 5.4
    • Plesk Sitebuilder for Linux/Unix — 4.5.x
    • Plesk Sitebuilder for Windows — 4.5.x
  3. What products does PBAS help manage?

    PBAS is a hosting automation solution that supports management of all the business aspects of a web hosting service. You can use it to manage Parallels Plesk Automation, Parallels Plesk Panel, Parallels Web Presence Builder, Parallels Server Bare Metal (PSBM), Parallels Virtuozzo Containers (PVC), and Parallels Cloud Server (PCS).

  4. How do I rename a Plesk domain registered in PBAS?

    Please go to to see how to rename a Plesk domain registered in PBAS.

  5. What is the difference between PayPal Direct, PayPal Standard and PayPal Express checkout payment plug-ins?

    To learn the difference between plug-ins, please review the latest KB article at:

Technical Documentation

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Document NameFormat
Installation GuidePDF | ZIP
Provider's GuidePDF | ZIP
Reseller's GuidePDF | ZIP
Subscriber's GuidePDF | ZIP
Advanced Configuration ManualPDF | ZIP

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