Configure a report entry in Remote Desktop Manager

The Report entry generates a customized report with the appropriated properties and, if needed, specific criteria for selecting the entries to be included in the report.

  1. To fetch the property's names of your entries, go to Remote Desktop Manager.
  2. Select your entries and click HomeClipboardCopy in the ribbon. Alternatively, you can right-click your entry selection and select Clipboard – Copy.
    Home – Clipboard – Copy
    Home – Clipboard – Copy
  3. In the Copy Options window, go to the Preview tab.
  4. Select all the content of the box, then copy and paste it in a text editor.
  5. In Remote Desktop Manager go to New EntryMacro/Script/ToolReport.
    New Entry – Macro/Script/Tool – Report
    New Entry – Macro/Script/Tool – Report
  6. Click OK.
  7. Enter a Name and choose a Folder.
  8. In the General tab, select Connection List or Custom Field Report under Type.

Connection List contains a list of predefined properties that cannot be modified.

  1. In Script Source, select Power Shell or Linked Entry.

Power Shell is embedded in the Report entry. Linked entry is linked to a PowerShell entry which contains the script to select the list of entries.

  1. Go to Fields and copy/paste the property's names previously saved.
    New Entry – Macro/Script/Tool – Report – General tab
    New Entry – Macro/Script/Tool – Report – General tab
  2. Go to the Script tab and write your script. A sample is available at the bottom of the window.

Note that this Script example only lists the RDP entries per this if statement:
if ($connection.ConnectionType -eq 'RDPConfigured')

Script tab
Script tab

The Parameters tab is for submitting values to be used with the $PARAMETER1$, $PARAMETER2$ variables and so on.

  1. Click OK to save and close the window.
  2. Select your newly created Report entry and click Execute.

The report is available in Html format. Three options are also displayed at the top of the report: Refresh, Save as and Print.

Refresh, Save as and Print options
Refresh, Save as and Print options