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Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCMan)
Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDC Man) is a tool for managing multiple remote desktops. It creates a single location for IT administrators to organize, group and manage connections.
Using Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDC Man)
Note: If you aren’t a beginner user, you can skip Step 1.
Step 1: Install Remote Desktop Connection Manager
Step 1. Download RDC Manager
Step 2. Double click on the setup to open the installation wizard.
Step 3. On the welcome screen click Next.
Step 4. Accept the license by selecting the I accept the terms in the License Agreement and click Next.
Step 5. Specify the Destination folder for the files to store and click Next.
Step 6. Now you are ready to Install the RDC Manager, click Install to the Install it on the Server.
Step 7. When the Installation completes click Finish to exit the Installation Process.
Here you can its icon on the Start menu.
Step 2: Create a new connection settings file
Step 1. Navigate to the File menu and select New to select a location to save your new connection settings file. In this case, I have created two connections for the Server and the Clients.
Step 3. Add a server group
Step 1. Once You created a new connection you need to add Group member on the list. To create a new Server Group, right click on the node in the tree and Add Server. However, if you do this then you can’t add further groups later.
The only reason for creating a connection is that it can help us to navigate a large number of connections, as well as managing their settings (you can specify that certain settings such Parents, Login Credentials, Remote Desktop Setting and Other settings).
Step 2. Now you have to give a name for the Group. In this case, I have given a name of Domain Controller with Little Description.
Step 4: Add a Server & Connect that Remotely
Step 1. Now that you have created a Group, it is time for you to add a server. To add a server Connection, right click on the Domain Controller and select add server.
Step 2. Now you have to specify the Server name whether using the name or an IP address. In this case, I will type the IP address of the Server.
Note 1: If you have Problem Finding the IP address of the Server follows these Procedures:
- Open Cmd.
- Type their Ipconfig, scroll down and find the IP address.
Note 2: After typing the IP Address or the Name for the Server, there are other tabs too, you edit those settings in case if need them.
Step 3. Now that you have added the Server it is time to connect it Remotely to the Server. To connect it, right click on the IP or the name and select Connect Server.
Step 4. If you haven’t already entered the credentials, you will be prompted for the Credential.
Step 5. If it was not a part of the Domain, you will be warned by the RDC for the Certificate. Don’t Worry select yes and wait until they should be connecting Remotely.
Note: sometimes it may happen that you inserted wrong Credentials, to edit that right on the Name or the IP of the server and select Connect Server as.
Here you can specify the settings such as name, Password, Domain and connection settings on the other Tab.
and here is the screenshot with ROC Man.
- Download and Install ROD Manager.
- Create a Group.
- Connect to the Server.
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