Virtuozzo Containers

(formerly known as Parallels Virtuozzo Containers for Linux)

Virtuozzo Containers are 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.

Is there a Virtuozzo Containers offering for Windows?

Yes, please see our Virtuozzo Containers for Windows support page.

System Requirements

  • > Linux System Requirements
    Virtuozzo Containers for Linux runs on a wide variety of hardware and software configurations. Basic system requirements include:

    • Server hardware
    • Host operating system
    • Supported virtual OS distributions
    • Parallels Virtual Automation and Parallels Power Panel requirements
  • > Server Hardware
    • Platform: Any x86 or x64 platform that is supported by the host Linux operating system.
    • Memory: 1 GB or more. (required amount depends on the total number of containers you want to run on the server)
    • Disk space: At least 15 GB of free disk space. (required amount depends on the size of the software to be installed in containers)
    • Network interfaces: One or more network cards.

    The exact server configuration depends on how many containers you on the server and what load they generate

  • > Host Operating System
    Virtuozzo Containers 4.7 can be installed on the following operating systems (both x86 and x64):

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    • CentOS 6
    • CentOS 5
  • > Supported Virtual OS Distributions for Containers
    Virtuozzo Containers 4.7 allows you to create containers running these Linux distributions:

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6
    • CentOS 4,5 and 6
    • Debian 5.0 and 6.0
    • Fedora 12, 13, 14
    • OpenSUSE 11 with Service Packs 1, 2, 3, and 4
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and 11
    • Ubuntu 8.04, 9.10, 10.04, and 10.10

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