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Data Source Types

Description

Remote Desktop Manager supports multiple types of data source. To start, decide which data source you’ll be using.

Upon initial installation, you will be running from a local data source which is a SQLite database.

Data Source Types

NAME

DESCRIPTION

PROS AND CONS

Devolutions Online Drive

 

Remote Desktop Manager uses Devolutions Online Drive to store and synchronize your sessions. Access your sessions from anywhere using a simple Internet connection.

 

For more information, please consult our Online Drive topic.

 

Pros:

Quick.

Reliable.

The service is free.

 

Cons:

No possibility for sharing.

No security management.

Devolutions Password Server

 

Remote Desktop Manager uses Devolutions Password Server to store session information.

 

For more information, please consult our Devolutions Password Server topic.

 

Pros:

Quick.

Reliable.

Secure.

Supports all features, such as attachments, connection log, Offline Mode and User Management.

Active Directory integration.

Cons

Installation required.

Dropbox

 

Remote Desktop Manager uses the Dropbox API to retrieve the XML file from the configured repository.

 

For more information, please consult our Dropbox topic.

 

Pros:

Can be shared in read-only mode.

Backups (by Dropbox) are automatic.

Storage infrastructure is free (if within your free storage quota).

 

Cons:

No security management.

There is a possibility for conflict or data corruption to occur.

Doesn't support all features, such as attachments, connection logs and User Management.

MariaDB

 

Remote Desktop Manager uses MariaDB to save and manage all sessions. This is one of the available data source for a multi-user environment.

 

For more information, please consult our MariaDB topic.

 

Pros:

Quick.

Reliable.

The database is free and can be installed on Linux.

Supports all features, such as attachments, connection log, Offline mode and User Management.

 

Cons:

MariaDB needs to be installed.

Microsoft SQL Azure

 

Remote Desktop Manager uses the Microsoft cloud platform to save and manage all sessions.

 

For more information, please consult our SQL Azure topic.

 

Pros:

Quick.

Reliable.

Secure.

Supports all features, such as attachments, connection log, Offline mode and User Management.

 

Cons:

Microsoft Azure needs to be configured.

Microsoft SQL Server

 

Remote Desktop Manager uses SQL Server to save and manage all sessions. This is one of the available data source for a multi-user environment.

 

For more information, please consult our SQL Server (MSSQL) topic.

 

Pros:

Quick.

Reliable.

Secure.

Supports all features, such as attachments, connection log, Offline mode and User Management.

SQL Server Express is free.

 

Cons:

SQL Server must be installed.

MySQL

 

Remote Desktop Manager uses a MySQL database to save and manage all sessions. This is one of the available data source for a multi-user environment.

 

For more information, please consult our MySQL topic.

 

Pros:

Quick.

Reliable.

The database is free and can be installed on Linux.

Supports all features, such as attachments, connection log, Offline mode and User Management.

 

Cons:

MySQL needs to be installed.

SQLite

 

Remote Desktop Manager uses a SQLite database to store session information.

 

For more information, please consult our SQLite topic.

 

Pros:

Quick.

Reliable.

The database is free.

Supports all features, such as attachments & connection logs.

 

Cons:

No possibility for sharing.

No security management.

WebDAV

 

Remote Desktop Manager uses an HTTP connection to retrieve the XML file on a WebDav server.

 

For more information. please consult our WebDAV topic.

Pros:

Can be shared in read-only mode.

Easy to deploy online.

 

Cons:

No security management.

XML

 

Remote Desktop Manager saves the settings directly in a file with the XML format.

 

For more information, please consult our XML topic.

 

Pros:

Easy backup.

Can be edited manually or by an external system.

Nothing to install.

 

Cons:

No possibility of sharing.

No security management.

There is a possibility for conflict or data corruption to occur.

Doesn't support all features, such as attachments, connection logs and User Management.