Article ID: 112359, created on Sep 22, 2011, last review on Aug 12, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtual Automation 4.6


This article describes how to install PVA 4.6 Management Node inside a Parallels Virtuozzo Containers for the Windows container.

NOTE: This article describes installation of build 4.6-1777, it is suggested to use PVA Management Node 4.6.4 build 4.6-1861 instead.

For more information about PVA components and virtualization product compatibility, please refer to this article:
112297 Parallels Virtual Automation 4.6 builds, releases, and supported virtualization products

Prepare a host to install PVA Management Node to:

  1. Create the container:
    vzctl create 50 --pkgset w2k3 --hostname pva-mn.domain.tld

    NOTE: The OS template name may differ on various installations: w2k3, w2k8, w2k8r2. Make sure you are using the correct OS template.
  2. Set container parameters and limits:
    vzctl set 50 --save --vprvmem 1024 --numproc 120 --diskspace 20000000 --offline_management no --ipadd --user Administrator:"Pa$$w0rd4PvA" --nameserver
  3. Start the container:
    vzctl start 50

For 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x86_64) hardware nodes, follow these steps:

  1. Download PVA Management Node distribution:
  2. Unzip the archive
  3. Open the extracted folder and launch pva-setup-gui.exe

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