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XML

Description

 

DataSourceXMLLarge

Remote Desktop Manager for Mac saves the settings directly in a file with the XML format.

 

Highlights

 

This is a very simple data source and it can be modified or generated by an external tool.

It is a free data source.

It's possible to configure an auto refresh interval.

The Online Backup Service is available for this data source.

 

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Although it can be share 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.

 

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All passwords are encrypted by default. You can specify a custom password (master key) to fully encrypt the content of the file.It's impossible to recover the data if the master key is lost. Please make sure to remember or backup the master key in a safe place.

 

Settings

 

Connection

 

XML - Connection tab

XML - Connection tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Name

Name of the data source.

Filename

Specify the full path of the XML file used to save the data.  Relative paths and environment variables can be used as well.

 

Backup

 

XML - Backup tab

XML - Backup tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Backup

Choose between:

None: No backup of your data source will be created.

Online Backup: An Online Backup (using Online Backup Service) will automatically be created.

Save to file: Your backup will be saved to a chosen file but will not automatically do backup every 30 seconds.

Backup name

Specify the backup name that will allow you to automatically save your sessions in a safe online storage space and restore them in the event of problems.

 

Advanced

 

XML - Advanced tab

XML - Advanced tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Auto refresh on file change

Indicate if the application monitor the file changes to automatically refresh the data source.

Read-only

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

Disable reveal password

Disable the reveal password feature when a user accesses this data source.

Always ask master key

Always ask the Master key before opening the data source. This is used to encrypt the XML content and it could not be recovered if lost.

Master key

Enter the Master key that will be used before opening the data source.

Allow custom images

This will enable the loading of any custom images in the tree view.