Search

Language:  
Search for:

Available article translations:

What processes should I allow in Mac's Firewall for Parallels Desktop?

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 4 for Mac

Information

Parallels Desktop requires access to the following URLs:

  1. Parallels Desktop.app - HTTP and HTTPS connections to the download.parallels.com and update.parallels.com URLs
  2. Parallels Service.app – HTTP and HTTPS connections to the download.parallels.com and update.parallels.com URLs
Both processes are required to perform product update and product key activation.

Thus, it might be necessary to enable access in Firewall to the following services:

Macintosh HD/Library/Parallels/Parallels Service.app
Macintosh HD/Applications/Parallels Desktop.app

Please note that name 'Macintosh HD' may vary.


Note: Parallels Desktop preferences checkbox “check for updates” disables all queries for the product updates,  but does not affect product key activation verification. Therefore you may see periodic Parallels Dispatcher service accesses to the parallels.com URL.




5de01269f8a616c8c62832c3bf8cb718 1e5db16426987d561060acdf56d947b4 33c4522b6fa9ca8e050f19b889fb58f1 279e509e1fbdf7d3ff4adbfcc21d2666 1e0c43ccf6ca78fa6744efc9edbc0659 790d27220dd34433ff172f45c18cfb98 b0d2afa3ea1ba6ce10dddf5df618e6f6 48e7cf384e3b46432e32e6040476f122

FEEDBACK
Was this article helpful?
Tell us how we may improve it.
Yes No