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Microsoft Remote Desktop (RDP)

Description

 

SessionRDPLarge

This entry is used to define and configure a Microsoft Remote Desktop (RDP) session.

Auto Login

Built in

Support Reconnect

Credential Repository

Support Logging

Show Opened Session

 

Settings

 

RDP

 

Microsoft Remote Desktop Manager

Microsoft Remote Desktop Manager

 

Option

Description

Computer name

Enter the name of the remote computer.

Port

Enter the port to access the remote computer. Set the port to 0 to use the default port.

Username

Enter the username to connect to the remote computer.

Domain

Enter the domain to connect to the remote computer.

Password

Enter the password to connect to the remote computer.

Open console (Admin mode)

Connect to the console session of a server using Remote Desktop for Administration.

Always ask for credentials

Always ask for credentials when connecting to the remote computer.

RDP Type

Select the RDP session type. Select between:

Normal

Azure

Hyper-V (embedded only)

 

Display

 

Remote Desktop Manager - Display

Remote Desktop Manager - Display

 

Option

Description

Remote Desktop Size

Select the prefer screen size on the remote computer.

Custom width

Specify a custom width number for the screen size.

Custom height

Specify a custom height number for the screen size.

Screen sizing mode

Scale the client window display of desktop when resizing:

Default

Auto scale resolution

Fit RDP window (smart sizing)

Server resolution

None

Span on multiple screens if possible

Extend the remote computer screen on multiple screens when possible.

Use all my monitors for the remote session

Use all the monitors when connected on the remote computer.

Colors

Select the color quality when connected on the remote computer.

 

BadgeInfo48x48

Settings on the remote computer might override the Colors setting.

 

Local Resources

 

Remote Desktop Manager - Local Ressources

Remote Desktop Manager - Local Ressources

 

Option

Description

Remote audio

Indicate what to do with the sound on the remote computer. Select between:

Bring to this computer

Do not play

Leave at remote computer

Remote audio recording

Indicate what to do with the audio recording on the remote computer. Select between:

Do not record

Record from this computer

Local devices and resources

Select the devices and resources that you want to use on the remote computer. Select between:

Printers

Serial Ports

Clipboard

Smart cards

 

Programs

 

Remote Desktop Manager - Programs

Remote Desktop Manager - Programs

 

 

Option

Description

Start the following program on connection

Enable if you wish to specify a program to launch on the remote computer after the session is established.

Program path and file name

Specify the program path and filename to start after the session is established.

Start in the following folder

Specify the working folder used by the program at previous step.

Use RemoteApp (seamless mode)

Open an rdp connection, starts a specified program, maximizes the application window and runs without the windows desktop.

Program

Specify the program for the RemoteApp.

Parameters

Specify the parameters for the RemoteApp.

 

Experience

 

Remote Desktop Manager - Experience

Remote Desktop Manager - Experience

 

Option

Description

Choose the connection speed to optimize performance

Specify the connection speed to use to optimize the remote session performance. Select between:

Default

Modem (56 kbps)

Low-speed broadcast (256 kbps - 2 Mbps)

Satellite (2-16 Mbps with high latency)

High-speed broadcast (2-10 Mbps)

WAN (>10 Mbps with high latency)

LAN (> 10 Mbps with low latency)

Allow the following

The following options can be enable to be available on the remote computer:

Desktop background

Font smoothing

Desktop composition

Show contents of window while dragging

Menu and window animation

Themes

Bitmap caching

Enable data compression

Reconnect if connection is dropped

 

Connection

 

Remote Desktop Manager - Connection

Remote Desktop Manager - Connection

 

Option

Description

Authentication

Server authentication verifies that you are connecting to the intended remote computer.

If the actual verification does not meet minimum policy requirements, select what need to be done by the remote computer between the following:

Connect and don't warn me

Do not connect

Warn me

Automatically detect RD Gateway server settings

The RD Gateway server settings will be detected by the application automatically.

Do not use RD Gateway server settings

Don't use any RD Gateway server settings to connect on the remote computer.

Use these RD Gateway server settings

Indicate the specific settings to connect on the RD Gateway server.

Server name

Enter the RD Gateway server name.

Credentials

See RDP Gateway credentials section below.

Open gateway only when unable to ping host

Establish a connection with the RD Gateway server only when it's not possible to ping the remote computer.

Bypass RD Gateway server for local addresses

Bypass the RD Gateway server when connecting on a remote computer who has a local IP address.

Use my RD Gateway credentials for remote computer

Use your personal RD Gateway credentials to connect on the remote computer.

 

RDP Gateway Credentials

 

Option

Description

Use custom credentials

Use a specific User name, Domain and store the password on the local computer or store the password in the database.

Use credential repository

Uses a linked Credential Entry.

Use my personal credentials

Use the credentials stored in My personal credentials.

 

Advanced

 

Remote Desktop Manager - Advanced

Remote Desktop Manager - Advanced

 

Option

Description

Restricted admin mode

If the restricted admin mode has been enabled on your remote server you must also enable it in your RDP session to be able to connect to your server. To learn more about the remote administration in Windows please follow this link.

Codec

Select your Codec level between:

Level6

Level7

Level8

Default

Load balance info

Indicate the load balance info when the load balancing feature is enable on the RD Connection Broker.

 

Please see General, More, Tools or Information for more information on the other side menus.