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Secure Devolutions Web Login

2019-11-14

 

As mentioned in the Devolutions Web Login Overview topic, installing the extension in a Terminal Services environment can introduce security risks. In such environments, each user must have a distinct port assigned, as well as an application key to prevent any other Devolutions Web Login from listening in.

 

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The application key is displayed in clear text, it must be kept secret by the user.

 

To enable the security layer in Remote Desktop Manager, follow these steps:

 

1.Navigate to File – Options – Browser Extensions.

 

2.Uncheck Use default port.

 

3.Enter a custom port.

 

4.Type an Application key then click OK

 

Remote Desktop Manager Browser Extensions Options

Remote Desktop Manager  Browser Extensions Options

 

5.In your browser, click the Devolutions Web Login icon DWL_Icon_Text and go to Remote Desktop Manager Settings.

 

6.Disable Use default port.

 

7.Enter the custom port created earlier in Remote Desktop Manager.

 

8.Enter the same Application key as Remote Desktop Manager .

 

Devolutions Web Login Settings for Remote Desktop Manager

Devolutions Web Login Settings for Remote Desktop Manager