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Data Sources


The data sources are at the heart of Remote Desktop Manager, they are the container that holds entries.


A data source can be a local file or a database (either local or shared). Multiple data sources can be managed at the same time as seen below.

Data Source

Data Source

Create a data source

Please consult our Create a new data source topic for more information.

Multiple data sources

Multiple data sources can be configured, but there is only one active at a time.

Switch from one data source to another by using the data source drop down list.

Select a Data Source

Select a Data Source

Startup data source

You may assign a data source to open automatically when Remote Desktop Manager starts.

Startup Data Source

Startup Data Source



Use default data source

Select the data source to connect to when the application starts.

Last used data source

Connect to the last used data source.

Prompt for data source

Prompt the user to for a data source to connect to.

Data Source Settings (System Settings)

Advanced Data Sources can manage a lot more settings related to the database and security. Those settings are saved directly in the database. For more information, please consult the Data Source Settings (System Settings) topic.