System Requirements

Software Requirements

The Parallels 2X Remote Application Server core components (2X Publishing Agent and 2X Secure Client Gateway) should be installed on Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012 and Windows 2012 R2 Server operating system.

Recommendation: The Parallels 2X Remote Application Server should not be installed on a domain controller or any other server where a DHCP server is running.

Parallels 2X Terminal Server Agents should be installed on Windows Server 2003 SP1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2 Server operating system with Terminal Services / Remote Desktop Services enabled.

Parallels 2X RDP Client is approved for the following operating systems:

  • Windows XP SP3
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 2003 SP1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8. 8.1
  • Windows CE
  • Windows Embedded
  • Mac 10.5.x and above
  • iOS (iPhone and iPad)
  • Android 1.5 and above
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 15.04 LTS
  • OpenSuse 13.1, 13.2
  • Fedora 20, 21
  • Linux Mint 17 LTS (Qiana), Linux Mint 17 (Rebecca)
  • Debian 6 (Squeeze), Debian 7 (Wheezy)
  • CentOs 6
  • Chrome OS

Minimum Hardware Requirements

Parallels 2X Remote Application Server is extensively tested on both physical and virtual platforms. The minimum hardware requirements approved to run Parallels 2X RAS 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 2X Remote Application Server can be found here:

Port requirements for each of the separate functions can be found here: