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2019-11-14

Devolutions Launcher opens remote connections from Devolutions Password Hub or Devolutions Password Server Web Interface. Ensure you are logged in to Devolutions Launcher.

 

How to open remote connections with Devolutions Password Hub

An overview of how to use Devolutions Launcher: open remote connections and display functions

 

Open Sessions with Devolutions Password Server

Open Sessions with Devolutions Password Hub

Sessions in Devolutions Launcher

 

Supported Session Types

Apple Remote Desktop

FTP, SFTP, SCP

Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (FreeRDP and ActiveX)

SSH Shell

Telnet

Tunnels: Port Forward, SSH Tunnel, Proxy Tunnel

VNC

Wayk Now

Web Browser

WebDAV

 

Open a session with Devolutions Password Server

 

1. In Devolutions Password Server Web Interface to open a session, click the play button RibbonOpenedSmallor Open session in the right-click contextual menu.

 

Devolutions Password Server Web Interface

Devolutions Password Server Web Interface

 

2. Confirm you want to open Devolutions Launcher. This pop-up window is managed by the browser and appears the first time you open a session with Devolutions Launcher. Usually, there is an option to remember your choice so you will not be prompted each time you open a session.

 

Confirmation Window from Web Browser

Confirmation Window from Web Browser

 

Open a session with Devolutions Password Hub

 

1. In Devolutions Password Hub Web Interface, click Open session or the Devolutions Launcher icon.

 

Devolutions Password Hub Interface

Devolutions Password Hub Interface

 

2. Confirm you want to open Devolutions Launcher. This pop-up window is managed by the browser and appears the first time you open a session with Devolutions Launcher. Usually, there is an option to remember your choice so you will not be prompted each time you open a session.

 

Open Devolutions Launcher Confirmation

Open Devolutions Launcher Confirmation

 

Sessions in Devolutions Launcher

The session opens automatically in a separate window.

 

Devolutions Launcher opens remote connections

Devolutions Launcher opens remote connections

 

Settings

 

Context menu (right-click on session title)

Settings - Context Menu (right-click)

Settings - Context Menu (right-click)

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Dock

Re-docks a session window when it was floated.

Float

Floats sessions in a grid view, so they can be monitored simultaneously.

Close

Closes the session.

Close all but this

Closes sessions except active session.

New horizontal tab group

Creates a second horizontal window pane to display sessions. When in use, the option Move to previous tab group becomes available in the contextual menu.

New vertical tab group

Creates a second vertical window pane to display sessions. When in use, the option Move to previous tab group becomes available in the contextual menu.

Closed Panels

Reopens recently closed remote connections.

 

Undock a session

Click the tab with the session title and move the selected session away from the main window. To redock the session, move it back in line with other entries.

 

Undocked Session Window

Undocked Session Window

 

Float sessions

Divide the screen into 2-4 compartments to view more sessions simultaneously.

 

1. Click the title tab and move the selected session until the float overlay appears.

 

Float - Move window until overlay appears

Float - Move window until overlay appears

 

2. Drag the session to the desired position.

 

Float - Move window into position

Float - Move window into position

 

Example of 4 Float Sessions

Example of 4 Float Sessions