Data sources

The data source is at the heart of Remote Desktop Manager macOS, it is the container that holds all of your entries.


The data source can be a file or a database and you use multiple data sources at the time, as seen below. They need to be configured on all workstations.

Data Sources
Data Sources

Create a new Data Source

Please consult Create a new data source for more information.

Multiple Data Sources

You can configure multiple data sources within the application. These data sources can be of mixed types but there is only one active at a time. It is possible to switch from one data source to another via the data source combo box.

Choose your current data source
Choose your current data source

Open Data Source at Startup

You may assign a data source to open automatically when Remote Desktop Manager macOS starts.

Use default data source Set the data source that you always want to open at start up.
Last used data source Open with the last used data source.
Prompt for data source A message box will open on startup for the data source selection.

Data Source Settings

The Advanced Data Sources can contain specific settings or global policies. Those settings are saved directly in the database.