Repositories are containers that organize entries into separate vaults in the data source.
We recommend using repositories for improved organization and security. Repositories also help performance because they limit the amount of entries that load at once.
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We recommend creating a different repository for each customer or department.
1.On the Administration tab, click Repositories.
Administration - Repositories
2.Click Add Repository.
User and Security Management - Repositories
3.Enter a Name and Description (optional). The ID is generated automatically.
Add Repository - Repository Management
1.Start in the repository you want to transfer repositories out of.
2.On the Edit tab, click Move to Repository.
Edit - Move to Repositories
3.Select the repository you want to move the entries to, and click Next.
Move to Repository
4.Choose the entries you want to transfer to the new repository, and click Transfer.
Repositories simplify user management because Active Directory groups define who has access to a repository. These Active Directory groups are known as Roles in Remote Desktop Manager. In general, most groups will have access to a couple repositories, while some groups will only have access to one repository. Limiting access to repositories minimizes the need to set permissions on lower-level folders.
1.On the Administration tab, then click Repositories.
Administration - Repositories
2.On the User and Security Management window, choose the repository, then click Assign Roles.
User and Security Management - Repositories - Assign Roles
3.Choose which roles have access to the repository: select the Is Member box.
We recommend administrators and users who have access to multiple repositories create repository shortcuts to navigate between repositories.
If you use repository shortcuts, the root should only contain folders. Do not save entries at the root.
The main (default) repository contains shortcuts to other repositories.
Main (Default) Repository with Repository Shortcurts
Each repository contains a shortcut that returns the user to the main (default) repository.
Downhill Pro Respository with Shortcut Back to Main Repository
1.Click New Entry.
2.Click Other in the session list and then select Repository (Shortcut)
Add New Entry - Session - Other - Respository (Shortcut)
3.In the Name box, enter the name of the repository you are creating a shortcut to, then choose a folder to save the shortcut.
4.To find the Repository ID, click the ellipses button. Enter a folder name (case sensitive) to create a shortcut to a specific folder.
Repository (Shortcut) - Properties
5.Select the destination repository.
Repository (Shortcut) Properties - Select Repository
We recommend removing the data source drop-down list when using repository shortcuts. Then the repository drop-down list is above the navigation pane.
Remove Data Source Box and Options
Both options are configured in File – Options – User Interface.
File - Options - User Interface