Parallels Management Console

Parallels Management Console provides the IT professional with a graphical user interface to individually manage Parallels Server 4.0 for Mac Bare Metal Edition servers and their virtual machines. Parallels Management Console is a component included with Parallels Server Bare Metal that is easy to install on any client PC by means of a wizard.
Parallels Management Console supports up to five physical servers providing centralized resource and virtual machine managing reducing the complexity of managing the virtual machine environment.

Key Features

Creation & Configuration

  • Creating new virtual machines via custom, express or standard installation modes as well as via templates
  • Editing of virtual machine configurations including boot order, permissions, start-up and shutdown, CPU, memory, and storage
  • Adding or removing devices such as hardware, hard disk drives, network adapters and USB controllers


  • Cloning of virtual machines to copy configurations for new virtual environments
  • Virtual machine templates to reduce errors on new virtual machines with similar configurations
  • Backup operations to maintain reliability of virtual machines and physical servers
  • Manual or automatic snapshot capabilities to mark milestones during development processes or to revert back to a physical state of a virtual machine

For more complex environments see Parallels Virtual Automation which is a web browser-based management interface that provides role-based, anytime, anywhere access for IT administrators and users. Parallels Virtual Automation helps organizations to manage both Parallels Virtuozzo Containers as well as Parallels Server 4.0 for Mac Bare Metal Edition environments. The solution incorporates system administration, virtualization management, user management and self service into a single unified environment helping to reduce complexity and improve the ability of IT teams to respond to the needs of the business.

Discover differences between the two GUI-based management tools for Parallels Server 4.0 for Mac Bare Metal Edition — Comparison of PVA and PMC.

Desktop Virtualization
- Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac
- Parallels Transporter
- Parallels Desktop Switch to Mac Edition
- Parallels Desktop for Mac Enterprise Edition
- Parallels Management-Mac for Microsoft SCCM
Server Virtualization
- Parallels Cloud Server
- Parallels Containers for Windows 6.0 Beta
- Parallels Virtuozzo Containers
- Parallels Automation
- Parallels Automation for Cloud Infrastructure
- Parallels Business Automation Standard
- Parallels Virtual Automation
- Parallels Plesk Panel Suite
- Web Presence Builder
- Parallels Plesk Automation
- Parallels Small Business Panel
- Value-added Services for Hosters
- Parallels Partner Storefront
Services & Resources
- Cloud Acceleration Services
- Professional Services
- Support Services
- Training & Certification