Server for Bare Metal

Server Bare Metal delivers Virtuozzo containers together with our world-class hypervisor technology. Click below for frequently asked questions, documentation and other helpful tools to get the answers you need.

  1. 1.
    What does Server Bare Metal include?

    Server Bare Metal includes Parallels Virtuozzo Containers for Linux 4.7. Parallels Virtuozzo Containers is an operating system virtualization solution that maximizes the investment in server hardware. For more information on PVCfL 4.7 see

  2. 2.
    What is Server Bare Metal?

    Server Bare Metal is a cloud-ready virtualization solution that allows users to simultaneously run multiple Parallels virtual machines and containers on the same physical server, thereby making more efficient use of hardware resources.

  3. 3.
    Is Server Bare Metal compatible with other Odin products?

    You can use virtual machines created in the following Odin products with Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.

    • Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac
    • Parallels Server for Mac 4.0
    • Parallels Server for Mac 4.0 Bare Metal Edition
    • Parallels Desktop 4 for Windows and Linux
    • Parallels Workstation 4.0 Extreme
  4. 4.
    Is there support for converting 3rd party virtual machines?

    You can now convert Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft Virtual PC, Virtual Box, VMware, and Xen virtual machines to Parallels virtual machines. Depending on the type of virtual machine, the conversion can be performed by means of the pctl, prl_convert, or pmigrate utility.

  5. 5.
    What is the maximum CPU and RAM for servers?

    Server Bare Metal 5.0 can be installed on servers with up to 64 CPU cores and 128 GB of RAM

Technical Documentation

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Document Name Format
Server Bare Metal Datasheet PDF
Readme for Server Bare Metal PDF | RTF
License PDF | TXT
Getting Started With Server Bare Metal PDF | ZIP
Getting Started With Management Console PDF | ZIP
Server Bare Metal Installation Guide PDF | ZIP
Server Bare Metal Users Guide PDF | ZIP
Server Bare Metal Upgrade Guide PDF | ZIP
Installing via PXE PDF | ZIP
Deploying Clusters in Odin-Based Systems PDF | ZIP
Management Console Users Guide PDF | ZIP
Odin Templates Management Guide PDF | ZIP
Odin Command Line Reference Guide PDF | ZIP
Virtualization SDK Programmers Guide PDF | ZIP
Odin C API Reference PDF | ZIP
Odin Python API Reference PDF | ZIP

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