Article ID: 924, created on Oct 6, 2008, last review on Jun 17, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows


  1. Launch Start -> All Programs -> Parallels -> Parallels Virtuozzo Containers -> Parallels Virtuozzo Containers Template Creation Wizard.

  2. Choose "From application" and click Next.

  3. Enter the ID, IP address, and DNS of the temporary VE, and make sure there is enough disk space for the application distributive. Click Next.

  4. Choose the folder with the application distributive and the application template name. Click Next and wait until the temporary VE is created.

  5. Read the text in the next window which requires you to press the Next button to open the RDP connection to the temporary VE. Click Next.

  6. The RDP window opens.

    Note: After logging in to the VE, MINIMIZE the RDP window to return to the template creation wizard. Click Next.

  7. Go back to the RDP connection to the temporary VE, find the folder with the application distributive (it should be mounted on the "C" disk), install the application and set the required custom settings. When the application is installed and configured, go back to the Template Creation Wizard and click Next.

  8. Make the required manual registry and file changes (if necessary). Normally, this is not required. Click Next. Then click Finish.

  9. Deploy the newly created template to Virtuozzo.

  10. After that, the application template should be available and allowed to be installed on VEs.

See also

OS Virtualization has certain limitations. Before creating an application template, check if it can be installed in a container and packaged in a template.

  • KB #112675 Application template limitations in Virtuozzo containers for Windows
  • KB #112060 Virtuozzo containers for Windows best practices and known limitations

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