Entry Type: Remote Desktop Connection

You can enter and manage your Remote Desktop Connections in Password Depot to establish a connection to the server with one click. To add new Remote Desktop Connection entries, click on Edit New Remote Desktop Connection. The new entry will be saved in the currently opened folder (shown in the navigation area on the left-hand side).

In the dialog General, you can enter the following data (all entries apart from the description are optional):

  • Description: Enter a description for the new Remote Desktop Connection. The description is the name that will be displayed in the password area window.
  • Change icon (button to the right of Description): To change the icon for a Remote Desktop Connection, click on Change icon to the right of the description. If you left-click on the icon, the Select icon window opens. If you right-click on the icon, you can choose among three options: Select Icon... (guides you to the Select icon window), Load from URL (using the standard icon of the URL you entered), and Reset Icon (Resets the standard icon of RDP connections).
  • Computer: Enter the address of the computer, e.g.
  • User: Enter the password's user name.
  • Password: Enter the password.
  • Show/Hide password (eye icon to the right): Changes whether the password is shown or hidden (and represented by dots).
  • Password generator (gear wheel symbol to the right of the Password box): Opens the Password Generator for generating random passwords. Once you have generated your password, the Password field will be automatically completed with the newly generated password.
  • Quality: Shows how secure or insecure your password is, and whether it contains any character strings similar or identical to dictionary entries. In addition, you will be shown how long it approximately takes to crack your password.
  • Command line: Optionally, you can enter additional command-line parameters that are known to mstsc. Note: Username, password, and address (computer) are automatically passed and should not be listed here.
  • Category: Categories help you to structure your passwords.
  • Importance: Select the level of importance for your password.
  • Expires: You can use this option if you want to be reminded about changing your password. You can either enter a date when the password will expire or click on the Extend button next to the date field, to select how long the password will be valid.
  • Tags: Here, you can define tags for easy filtering of your entries.
  • Comments: Add any further comments to the new password.

Apart from the present entry tab, the following tab is available:

Click on OK to save changes, or on Cancel to close the window without saving changes.

NOTE: In this dialog box, you may use the virtual keyboard. This function is situated in the lower left-hand corner of the dialog box.