Advanced search

The Advanced Search allows you to search for entries and folders based on multiple conditions in one vault at a time. To search multiple vaults simultaneously, please refer to Multi vault Search.

The Advanced Search is available in the ribbon of Remote Desktop Manager or by pressing F11 on your keyboard.

Advanced Search
Advanced Search

It is possible to select multiple entries at once by Shift-clicking or all of them with the Ctrl+A shortcut. Right-clicking one or more entries shows the same menu and options as in the Navigation pane.

Advanced Search Window
Advanced Search Window

Search tab

OPTION DESCRIPTION
Conditions You can select multiple different conditions at once to tweak your search:
  • Connection type
  • Contact reference
  • Creation date
  • Custom field
  • Description
  • Domain
  • Folder
  • Host
  • Is favorite
  • Tags
  • Last update date
  • Name
  • OS
  • Password strength
  • Serial Number
  • Server role
  • Status
  • Username
  • URL
  • Version
  • IP
  • MAC
  • Software
  • Accounting number
  • Po number
  • Invoice number
  • Service tag
Load Load searches that have been previously saved.
Save Save your search locally to reuse it.
Save As Save a previously saved search but under a different name.
Export Export the entries of your search result as a CSV, HTML, XLS or XML file. Sensitive information will be encrypted using AES.
Search Once you have selected your search condition, click on Search to display the search results.
Reset Reset all your fields to proceed with a new search.
Select in Navigation pane Select your search results in your Navigation pane. This option can be used in combination with a Batch Edit.

There will be a drop-down list next to certain condition fields (ex: Name) to give you more search options:

  • Contains - any name including the characters you have entered.
  • Starts with - any name beginning with the characters you have entered.
  • Ends with - any name ending with the characters you have entered.
  • Exact expression - any name exactly matching every character you have entered.
  • Does not contain - any name that does not include the characters you have entered.
  • Regular expression (regex) - any sequence of characters specifying a search pattern.

Settings

Use the settings to completely customize search conditions.

  • Condition number: To reference a specific condition within your search, select a condition in the drop-down menu. For example, here we want to use the RDP Connection type in our customized condition. To do so, note the condition number.

Condition number
Condition number

Go to Settings and check Override logical operator. Enclose the condition number within "{}" brackets.

Enclose the condition number within {} brackets
Enclose the condition number within {} brackets

  • AND Operator: To use "AND", enter the characters "&&".

  • OR Operator: To use "OR", type the characters "||".

There is always an operator ( && ; || ) between specified condition numbers surrounded by brackets.

Example with multiple conditions and operators
Example with multiple conditions and operators

Parenthetical Order and Priority: You can specify the order and priority of the condition using parentheses: "(" and ")". A parenthesis cannot be next to a bracket, it is ALWAYS next to an operator, both for opening and closing parentheses.

Error Notification: If an error occurs while searching, a message will be displayed asking to check the conditions and try again.