Amazon S3




Remote Desktop Manager for Mac saves the settings in a file located in an Amazon S3 bucket. Amazon S3 is storage for the Internet. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for everyone.


Amazon S3 provides a simple web services interface that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web and Remote Desktop Manager uses this API to persist your session settings.


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This data source can be shared over the Internet between multiple locations.

This is a file-based data source, based on the XML data source.



Although it can be shared between multiple locations, there is no conflict management for the configuration. If you share with other users you may get update conflicts and run into issues. This data source type is meant for a single user using multiple computers, not multiple users.






Amazon S3 - Connection tab

Amazon S3 - Connection tab





Name of the data source.

Access key ID

Contains the Amazon S3 Access Key ID.

Secret access key

Contains the Amazon S3 Secret access ID.

Bucket name

Name of the bucket created on Amazon S3 website and used by the application.

Key name (filename)

Name of the file that will used be store the data on Amazon S3.




Amazon S3 - Advanced tab

Amazon S3 - Advanced tab





Set the data source in read only. No new entry can be created and the existing data can't be edit.