Remote Desktop

Remote Desktop

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The Remote Desktop page allows you to configure basic connection settings.

 

Remote Desktop Properties

Display Name (required)

Enter a display name for object.

 

Color

Click the color picker button in the display name text box to select a color. In the User Interface settings you can configure to show the color in the navigation tree, the connection tab or as connection border.

 

Icon

Click the icon picker button next in the display name text box to select and assign a custom icon to the object.

 

Computer Name (required)

Enter the computer name or the IP address.

Note

Click on the browse button (...) to open the Entry Editor dialog. The entry editor can be used to search for computers in your network and to add multiple entries for different servers with the same settings at the same time (when supported).

 

Alternatively, you can also just specify more computer names by separating them with a semicolon for bulk-add operations.

 

Port

Specify the TCP port for the remote desktop connection. The default RDP port is 3389.

 

Console/Admin Session

Similar to the /console or /admin switch from the original terminal services client (mstsc.exe).

 

Description
Enter a description for the object.

 

MAC Address

Use this optional field to record the remote computer's MAC address. You can then use this field in templates or tasks, like a wake-on-lan task, for example.