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Command Line



This entry is used to define and configure a Command Line session. The host and credentials can be used as parameters by using the related variables.


Auto Login

Built in

Copy Password


Credential Repository

Embedded Mode

External Mode


Multi Monitor Support

Show Opened Session

Support Logging





Command Line - General tab

Command Line - General tab





Enter the command to be executed.

Assign file icon to session

Associate an icon of the program to the session.

Use Default Working directory

Choose to run from the system default working directory or specify the working directory.

Process name

Enter the process name.

Set default process name

Use default process name if you want your application to be listed in the opened sessions.

Embedded wait time

Indicate the embedded wait time of the command line.


Host and Credentials

Command Line - Host and Credentials tab

Command Line - Host and Credentials tab





Select the host computer to execute the command line.

User name

Enter the username to access the host computer.


Enter the domain to access the host computer.


Enter the password to access the host computer.



Using parameters is quite simple. Write your query with parameter place holders (@Param1 or ? depending of the data provider you use). On the Parameters tab define the parameter type and default value. When opening the session, you will be prompted for the parameter values.


Command Line - Parameters tab

Command Line - Parameters tab




Parameter name

Rename the custom parameter.


Select between 3 types:

Unused: the default value is unavailable.

Text: The default value is display as a text.

Secured: The default value will be secured and not visible.

Default value

Enter the default value.

View Command

Display the command.


Run As

Command Line - Run As tab

Command Line - Run As tab





You will not be able to run your session as a different user.

Use session credentials

Use the same credentials as defined in the session.

Use custom credentials

Use specified custom credentials which you must define in the fields Username, Password and Domain.

Use credential repository

Uses a linked Credentials Entry in Remote Desktop Manager, which can be external credentials like KeePass for example. Very useful for sharing or reusing credentials among entries.

Use my personal credentials

Please consult My Personal Credentials for more information.

Net Only

If you are sending a command line from a computer that is not on the domain to a computer that is on the domain, enable the Net Only setting for credentials of the Running As to be sent to the computer on the domain for authentication.


Execution Mode

Command Line - Execution Mode tab

Command Line - Execution Mode tab




Execution mode

Select your execution mode between:


Keep Command-Line Opened

Capture output

Wait for application to exit

Runs the command line synchronously, meaning that the Remote Desktop Manager process will wait for the command line to return before resuming execution. This will cause Remote Desktop Manager to be unresponsive during that time.

Run as administrator

Elevates the process to run as an administrator.

Run in 64 Bits mode

Runs by using the 64 bit architecture.

Shell execute

Uses the shell execute mode. Please refer to the Windows documentation.