User Guide

Intel® VTune™ Profiler User Guide

ID 766319
Date 12/16/2022

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Profile Targets on a Parallels* Guest System

Configure the Intel® VTune™ Profiler to analyze performance on a Parallels* guest system.

Parallels* Desktop users can use Intel® VTune™ Profiler to analyze a Windows* or Linux* virtual guest system using a macOS* host. Intel VTune Profiler is installed and run on the guest system. Additional information about installing VTune Profiler is available from the installation guides. Refer to the installation guide for the guest system operating system (Windows or Linux).

Use the following steps to enable event based sampling analysis inside Parallels virtual machines. Refer to the Parallels documentation for the most up-to-date information.

  1. Open the configuration options:
    • Click the Parallels icon in the menu bar, press and hold the Option (Alt) key, and choose Configure.
    • Choose Virtual Machine > Configure from the Parallels Desktop menu bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Select the Options tab.
  3. Select Optimization.
  4. Select the Enable PMU virtualization checkbox.