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Quick Connect

Description

 

Via the quick connect toolbar, you can open an ad-hoc session by specifying the host and session type. It's also possible to create a template and establish the connect with your template. Configure the settings in the template, and Remote Desktop Manager will apply them when connecting to the specified host.

 

Settings

 

The control is composed of multiple sub controls.

 

Quick Connect Toolbar

Quick Connect Toolbar

 

Quick Connect Combo Box

 

This area is used either to type in the host information, or by using the drop down list and selecting a host from your Quick Connect history.

 

Please consult the Quick Connect topic for more information about Quick Connect settings.

 

Host Selection

 

Quick Connect Host Selection

Quick Connect Host Selection

 

Listing network discoverable devices is a lengthy operation.

 

The ellipsis button will list network discoverable computer to allow you to select computer from the list.

 

Type Selection

 

Quick Connect Type Selection

Quick Connect Type Selection

 

Clicking on this button will cause a drop down list to appear.

 

Quick Connect - Session list

Quick Connect - Session list

 

The default templates included with Remote Desktop Manager are above the seperator. Below the separator lists your  custom templates.

 

Selecting a session type from the top area of the menu opens the session. Selecting a template is quite powerful because you can specify all options: Credentials, display mode, typing macros, etc. This template will be used to connect to the host using its settings.  In that case, the host field in the template must be set to the $QUICK_CONNECT$ variable.

 

Connect button

 

Quick Connect Button

Quick Connect Button

 

Type a host name or IP address, then click on the Connect button to launch the connection.