Article ID: 111211, created on Apr 29, 2011, last review on Aug 12, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtual Automation 4.5
  • Virtual Automation 4.6


To access the Parallels Virtual Automation Management Node graphical interface (PVA Control Center) via HTTP instead of HTTPS, it is sufficient to disable SSL on the corresponding virtual host in the web server configuration.

On Linux hosts:

[root@pva46 pva_mn]# mv /etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl.conf{,.disabled}
[root@pva46 pva_mn]# /etc/init.d/httpd restart
Stopping httpd: [ OK ]
Starting httpd: [ OK ]
[root@pva46 pva_mn]#

On Windows hosts:

0. On 64 bit hosts, you will need to apply this solution first:
111212 Unable to browse settings for PVA Control Center Web Site/vz/cp in IIS

1. Disable option "Require SSL" for /vz/cp application:
"C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\appcmd.exe" set config "PVA Control Center Web Site/vz/cp" /section:system.webServer/security/access /sslFlags:"None" /commit:apphost

2. Set binding HTTP to port 4648 for PVA Site:
"C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\appcmd.exe" set site "PVA Control Center Web Site" /bindings:http/*:4648:

NOTE: Binding settings should be specified with column sign at the end, exactly as in the above example.

3. Restart IIS:

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