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Parallels Containers for Windows 6.0

Parallels Containers for Windows is the highest density, lowest cost virtualization solution for Windows. Parallels Containers for Windows is uniquely suited to cloud server virtualization, enabling near instant provisioning and on-the-fly modification of hosting and cloud server plans. Click below for frequently asked questions, documentation and other helpful tools to get the answers you need.

  1. 1.
    Is Parallels Containers for Windows a different product than Parallels Virtuozzo Containers for Windows?

    Parallels Containers for Windows 6.0 is the latest version Parallels Virtuozzo Containers for Windows. With this release and for future releases we have removed "Virtuozzo" to shorten the name.

  2. 2.
    Do you have any usage recommendations for Parallels Containers for Windows?

    Yes, you can get information about best practices and known limitations from the KB article below:

    Parallels Containers for Windows:
    http://kb.sp.parallels.com/112060

  3. 3.
    Do you have forums for Parallels Containers for Windows?

    Yes, for access to the Parallels Containers for Windows forum please go to: http://forum.sp.parallels.com/index.php?categories/parallels-containers-for-windows.688/ 

  4. 4.
    What are the system requirements for Parallels Containers for Windows 6.0?

    System Requirements

    The hardware requirements for Parallels Containers for Windows 6.0 are as follows:

    • 1.4 GHz or faster 64-bit processor
    • At least 1 GB of RAM
    • At least 32 GB of disk space (more for 16 GB of RAM or more)

    The following operating systems are supported:

    • Windows Server 2012 RTM, Datacenter Edition, US English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese

    Note: No Microsoft updates must be installed on the Windows Server 2012 operating system prior to installation of Parallels Containers for Windows 6.0. For more information, see Installing Parallels Containers for Windows 6.0 (p. 5).

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

    • Internet Explorer 8.x, 9.x, or 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.

  5. 5.
    Where can I find the list of supported Microsoft updates?

Get Support

Are you an existing Parallels Partner at the Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum level? You may use your partner Support Code to open a ticket.

Open ticket

For a list of known issues please review Parallels Containers for Windows 6.0 Release Notes

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