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How to Configure ConnectWise (ScreenConnect) 5 in Remote Desktop Manager

Description

 

It's possible to use ConnectWise (ScreenConnect) in Remote Desktop Manager, however a ConnectWise (ScreenConnect) extension needs to be installed prior to the utilization. After the extension installation, you can configure ConnectWise (ScreenConnect) 5 in Remote Desktop Manager.

 

The Remote Desktop Manager extension needs to be installed on your ConnectWise (ScreenConnect) server.

 

Settings

 

1.Connect on ConnectWise (ScreenConnect) server and click on Admin.
 

Admin Tab

Admin Tab

 

2.Click on Extensions in the Administration section and select Browse Online Extensions.
 

Extensions

Extensions

 

3.Install Remote Desktop Manager Extension.
 

Remote Desktop Manager Extension

Remote Desktop Manager Extension

 

4.Now that the extension is installed, you can create your ScreenConnect session. In the Advanced tab, change the version for Extension (Version 5 or higher).
 

ConnectWise Control (ScreenConnect) - Advanced

ConnectWise Control (ScreenConnect) - Advanced

 

5.You can also select Default in the drop down list instead of Extension (Version 5 or higher). If you select Default, you'll need to configure the ScreenConnect version that you wish to use in File – Options – Types – ConnectWise Control.
 

File - Options - Types - ConnectWise (ScreenConnect)

File - Options - Types - ConnectWise (ScreenConnect)