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This entry is used to define and configure a VNC session.


Auto Login

Built in

Copy Password


Credential Repository

Embedded Mode

External Mode


Full Screen

Support Host

Multi Monitor Support


Show Opened Session

Support AfterDisconnectEvent

Support Logging


Only Ultra VNC and our Default VNC is supported in Embedded mode. All other VNC applications supported by Remote Desktop Manager are available only in External mode.


Providing the password in external mode is only supported by UltraVNC.




Embedded UltraVNC is the recommended mode for maximum compatibility. It also supports chats and files transfer while connected.



VNC - General

VNC - General




VNC application

Select your VNC application. The drop-down menu will have different option depending if you wish to run your session in Embedded or External mode.

Embedded mode:



External mode:




VNC Viewer plus

Custom configuration

By selecting Custom configuration you will have to enter all required information regarding the remote computer in the Settings and Advanced tabs. The screen size, color depth and the encryption level can only be customized when selecting the Custom configuration option.

Config filename

Enter the path of your configuration file.


The host supports a distinct syntax to specify the port and display number. They must be set as the server requires. This syntax has been proven to work: {HOSTNAME}::{PORT}:{DISPLAY}.

i.e. $HOST$::5902:2


Enter the port number if not using the default port.

Command line arguments

Fully define a command line argument to start the session with.



VNC - Settings

VNC - Settings




VNC Password

Enter the password for the VNC server

Windows NTLM authentication

Enter your NTLM credentials (username, password and domain) to be authenticated.

View / Hide Password

Click on the view icon to view your password.

Click on the hide icon to hide your password.

Password Generator

Click on the icon to display the Password Generator.

Password Analyzer

Indicates the strength of the password.

Color depth

Select the display color depth for the remote computer between:

True color

256 colors

64 colors

8 colors

8 bit color

8 grey color (32 bits color screen resolution)

4 grey color (32 bits color screen resolution)

2 grey color (32 bits color screen resolution)


The remote display is automatically scaled to fit the size of the window.

View only (input ignored)

Disable the session's input. No keyboard or mouse events are sent from the viewer to the server.

Request shared session

Allows several clients to share the same VNC session. If this option isn't set, only one client can be connected to the same Server. If a new "non-shared" client is connected, existing clients are disconnected, or new connection is dropped, depending on the server's configuration.

Show status window

Enables you to view the status window.

Hide toolstrip

Hide the toolstrip.

Disable clipboard transfer

Disable the clipboard synchronization (used for the copy-paste).

Embedded delay (x64 only)

Adjust this value if more initialization time is required.

Other parameters

Enter any other parameters you wish to use.



VNC - Advanced

VNC - Advanced




Mouse cursor

Select the mouse cursor behavior. Select between:

Track remote cursor locally

Let remote server deal with mouse cursor

Don't show remote cursor

Emulate 3 buttons (with 2-button click)

Emulate mouse button 3 when clicking on both button 1 and button 2.

Swap mouse buttons 2 and 3

Switch your mouse buttons 2 and 3.

Track mouse movement

Track the mouse movement in real-time.

Preferred encoding

Change the encoding to use less bandwidth. From the least to the most bandwidth, select between:

Zlib 16 gray (black and white)

Zlib halftone (black and white)

Zlib thousands (in color)

Zlib (you can choose your custom compression level)

Default (colour)

Custom compression level

Option available only when choosing the Preferred encoding Zlib.

JPEG compression level

For information value only.

DSM filename

If you choose to use a DSM plug-in for your connection, you can choose between:

MSRC4 plugin




If using a proxy server enter the host and port to connect.