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Devolutions Server Data Source




Devolutions Server is a self-hosted repository for storing and sharing your remote connections and credentials. You can find more information on the product's web site here.




High-end security server for your company

Share your sessions with multiple users

Can be deployed online

Support Windows authentication and Active Directory group integration

Client and server side caching optimization

Requires the Remote Desktop Manager Enterprise client (included with the server license)



Devolutions Server supports only SQL Server as a data store at this time.


For more information, please consult these topics:


Devolutions Server installation instructions

Devolutions Server Security Checklist

Devolutions Server Automatic Acccount Creation


Configure the server data source on all your client machines.


Enter a name of the data source and the URL for the server. Ensure you use the correct protocol if SSL is required by the server (https).


Alternatively, you can export the data source information and then import the file in your client workstations as described Import/Export Data Source.






Devolutions Server - Connection

Devolutions Server - Connection





Name of the data source.


Name of the Devolutions Server instance.


Username to connect to the data source.


Password to connect to the data source.

Always ask username

Always ask for the username when connecting to the data source.

Always ask password

Always ask for the password when connecting to the data source.

Test Connection

Test the connection with Devolutions Server to validate if the proper information has been provided.




Devolutions Server - Advanced

Devolutions Server - Advanced




Offline mode

Determine if you want to use this data source in Offline Mode. In Offline Mode, the data source can be available in Read Only or in Read/Write mode. Please consult Offline Read/Write topic for more information.

Prompt for offline mode on startup

Every time you will connect on your data source, you will be prompt to use the data source in offline mode.

Caching mode

Determine how the entries will be reloaded in the data source. See Caching Mode topic for more information.

Auto refresh

Set the interval for the automatic refresh.

Disable lock

Disable the option to lock the data source.

Ping online method

Indicate the prefer ping online method. Select between:


Web request

Auto go offline

If the ping online method doesn’t work it will automatically go offline.

Allow data source credential variables

Allow to use the data source credential to be use in variables.

Service type

Indicate the prefer Service type. Select between:


Web API Client

Web service client

Popup license expiration

Determinate how the application will advise you of the license expiration. Select between:



Only Administrator(s)

Remote management mode

Remote Management mode. Select between:


Via data source