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Parallels Remote Application Server 16.5 System Requirements

  • Parallels Remote Application Server 16.5

List of Supported Client and Server OS versions

The below is a list of supported OS versions for each of the Parallels Remote Application Server Component: 

  Client OS Version Server OS Version
Component 10 8.1 8 7 2016 2012 R2 2012 2008 R2 2008 2003 R2 2003 (SP2)
Management Console X X X X X X X X X    
Publishing Agent         X X X X X    
Gateway Agent*         X X X X X    
RDSH Agent         X X X X X X X
VDI Guest Agent X X X X X X          
VDI Host         X X          
PC Agent X X X X              
Windows Client X X X X X X X X X X X
RAS Reporting         X X X X      
Web Portal         X X X X X    
PowerShell** X X X X X X X X      

*64 Bit Only (Windows Server > 2008 are x64 only)

** requires Windows Management Framework 3.0 

Note: Parallels Remote Application Server should not be installed on a domain controller or any other server where a DHCP server is running.

Parallels Client

Parallels Client is approved for the following operating systems:

  • Vista, 7, 8.x, 10
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 and newer
  • OS X 10.7.3 or higher
  • iOS 7.0 or higher (iPhone and iPad)
  • Android 2.2 or higher
  • Chrome OS
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS
  • OpenSuse 12.3, 13.2
  • Fedora 20
  • Xubuntu 15.10
  • Raspbian OS Wheezy
  • Raspbian OS Jessie


Hardware Requirements

Parallels Remote Application Server is extensively tested on both physical and virtual platforms. The minimum hardware requirements approved to run Parallels Remote Application Server are outlined below.

  • Physical Machines – Dual Core Processor with a minimum of 4GB of physical memory.
  • Virtual Machines – 2 Virtual Processors with a minimum of 4GB of virtual hardware memory.

General guidelines for scaling Parallels Remote Application Server can be found in KB 124027

Port requirements for each of the separate functions can be found in KB 123255


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