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Inheriting Credentials in Remote Desktop Manager


Ah, inheritance: some people inherit blue eyes, and others get a huge fortune from some distant relative they’ve never heard of! Life just isn’t fair sometimes. For me, well, people have always asked me if I’ve inherited my very curly hair from my mom or dad, and the running joke is that since neither of them actually have curly hair, mine must have come from the mailman! But all jokes aside, there’s another kind of inheritance that is a lot more sensible, reliable and doesn’t involve the mailman or bad family jokes: inheriting credentials in RDM!

As you probably know, credentials in RDM can be set using many schemes, in a session, or in a group/folder. But what you may not know is that you can set the same credentials for other entries to inherit.

Here’s a simple scenario: let’s call the folder where the main credential is to be set the Parent folder. Now, in that folder, let’s create a couple of sessions and call them the Child entries and set their credentials to Inherited. Automatically, the credential resolver will go up a level and use the credentials set by the parent folder for all child entries to inherit.

Read the entire article here, Inheriting Credentials in Remote Desktop Manager

via Devolutions, the Remote Desktop Manager guys

Devolutions Established in 2004, Devolutions is a Canadian-based company located near Montreal, Quebec. The firm currently has over 200,000 users in over 100 countries, and is on a mission to develop innovative enterprise software that helps users cost-effectively, simply and effectively achieve their network management, password management, credentials management and security goals. The firm is also committed to providing exceptional technical support, ensuring an excellent user experience that exceeds expectations, and delivering high performance with superior quality. The firm’s current roster of solutions includes Remote Desktop Manager, Password Vault Manager, Devolutions Server (formerly Remote Desktop Manager Server), and Devolutions Cloud (formerly Remote Desktop Manager Online).

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