Data sources types

Remote Desktop Manager supports multiple types of data sources. First decide which data source you are going to use.

Upon initial installation, you are running from a local data source which is a SQLite database.

ICON NAME DESCRIPTION PROS AND CONS
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Devolutions Server Remote Desktop Manager uses Devolutions Server to store session information.
For more information, please consult Devolutions Server.
Pros: Cons:
  • Installation required.
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Devolutions Hub Business Remote Desktop Manager connects to the Devolutions Hub Business vault.
Note that there are different subscription levels for this product.
For more information, please see the products features and highlights and consult Devolutions Hub Business.
Pros:
  • Quick.
  • Reliable.
  • Secure.
  • Shareable.
Cons:
  • Cannot be self-hosted.
  • No offline mode.
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Devolutions Hub Personal Remote Desktop Manager uses Devolutions Hub Personal to store and synchronize your sessions. Access your sessions from anywhere using an Internet connection.
For more information, please consult Devolutions Hub Personal.
Pros:
  • Quick.
  • Reliable.
  • Free service.
Cons:
  • No possibility of sharing.
  • No offline mode.
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Devolutions Online Drive Remote Desktop Manager uses Devolutions Online Drive to store and synchronize your sessions. Access your sessions from anywhere using an Internet connection.
For more information, please consult Devolutions Online Drive.
Pros:
  • Quick.
  • Reliable.
  • Free service.
Cons:
  • No possibility of sharing.
  • No security management.
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Microsoft Azure SQL Remote Desktop Manager uses the Microsoft cloud platform to save and manage all sessions.
For more information, please consult Azure SQL.
Pros: Cons:
  • Microsoft Azure needs to be configured.
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Microsoft SQL Server Remote Desktop Manager uses SQLServer to save and manage all sessions. This is one of the available data source for a multi-user environment.
For more information, please consult SQL Server (MSSQL).
Pros: Cons:
  • SQL Server must be installed.
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SQLite Remote Desktop Manager uses a SQLite database to store session information.
For more information, please consult SQLite.
Pros:
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Dropbox Remote Desktop Manager uses the Dropbox API to retrieve the XML file from the configured repository.
For more information, please consult Dropbox.
Pros:
  • Can be shared in read-only mode.
  • Backups (by Dropbox) are automatic.
  • Storage infrastructure is free (if within your free storage quota).
Cons:
  • No security management.
  • There is a possibility for conflict or data corruption to occur.
  • Does not support all features, such as Attachments, Usage Logs, Offline Mode and User Management.
  • Dropbox integration uses the Dropbox SDK, so features exclusive to the Business or Enterprise editions are NOT supported.
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XML Remote Desktop Manager saves the settings directly in a file with the XML format.
For more information, please consult XML.
Pros:
  • Easy backup.
  • Can be edited manually or by an external system.
  • No installation.
Cons: