Vagrant Parallels Provider

Welcome to the Parallels provider for Vagrant documentation! This site documents the Parallels provider, which allows Vagrant to power Parallels Desktop for Mac based virtual machines.

If you're just getting started with Vagrant, it is highly recommended you start with the official Vagrant documentation.

What is Vagrant?

Vagrant is an amazing tool for building and distributing development environments. Vagrant provides the framework and configuration format to create and manage complete portable development environments. These development environments can live on your computer or in the cloud, and are portable between Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

Vagrant ships out of the box with support for VirtualBox and HyperV only.

What is Parallels Provider?

The Parallels provider for Vagrant is a plugin officially supported by Parallels. The plugin allows Vagrant to power Parallels Desktop for Mac based virtual machines and take advantage of the world's bestselling, top-rated, and most trusted solution for running virtual machines in Mac OS X.

The Parallels provider is free and open for contributions on the GitHub. It is compatible with the following versions of Parallels Desktop:

  • Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac - only "Pro" and "Business" editions
  • Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac - only "Pro" and "Business" editions