Online Help > Entry Types > Sessions > Remote Connections > Web Browser (HTTP/HTTPS)

Internet Explorer



This entry is used to define and configure a Web Browser (http/https) session with Internet Explorer. It permits you to launch an Internet Explorer browser, either external or embedded, to a site of your choice. More importantly, it can perform an automatic login on most web sites using the Devolutions Web Login or the Auto Login Embedded mode.


Auto Login

Built in

Copy Password


Credential Repository

Embedded Mode

External Mode


Show Opened Session

Support Logging

Support Reconnect


The use of the External display mode requires the installation of the Devolutions Web Login browser extension in your web browser.




General tab

Internet Explorer - General tab

Internet Explorer - General tab




Web Browser URL

Enter the website URL to open a web page.

Assign Favicon to Session

Helper utility is used to extract the favicon from the web site, thereby assigning it to the session. This assists in recognizing the proper entry in a large list.


Forces the web page to go over HTTPS.

Web Browser Application

Allows you to choose you preferred Internet browser. Select between:

Internet Explorer


Google Chrome

Apple Safari

Default: This setting means that the computer default browser will be used.

Visible Tabs

Allow you to display the browser tabs inside your embedded session. Select between:




Show Favicon

Display the favicon in the address bar of the embedded browser.

Hide Script Errors

Hide script errors that can be present in some websites.

Force 32-bit

Force the use of the 32-bit version of Internet Explorer.

Show URL

Display the web page URL of the content area.


Allows you to use predefined templates to connect to several common websites.

Security Questions

Configure security questions that can be associated to a website entry.


Login tab

When using the External mode the Autofill and Html Control ID tabs will be disabled. Enter your Username, Password and Domain (if necessary) for the information to automatically be filled in the web page. You can also use the Devolutions Web Login to automatically connect.


Internet Explorer - Login tab

Internet Explorer - Login tab


Browser Extensions

Your session must be checked as Enable web browser extension link for the auto fill feature to work. This is used in conjunction with the web browser extension. Please consult Devolutions Web Login topic for more information.


Internet Explorer - Browser Extensions tab

Internet Explorer - Browser Extensions tab


Advanced tab

Internet Explorer - Advanced tab

Internet Explorer - Advanced tab




Automatic refresh

Enable the regular refresh of the page.


Allows you to personalize the frequency of the refresh.