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Remote Desktop Connection Manager


imageIf you are not aware of this, and you are consistently connecting from server to server to server to server to server to server… (you get the point). Well then, consider this making you aware of it, as before today, I had completely forgotten about it entirely!

I was aware of its existence, and, I apparently even had it installed already today, when I downloaded it and went to install it again, as it asked me to repair or remove it. What is it? Well, think of it as RDP, but, with a sprinkling of awesome.

The description from Microsoft: “RDCMan manages multiple remote desktop connections. It is useful for managing server labs where you need regular access to each machine such as automated checkin systems and data centers. It is similar to the built-in MMC Remote Desktops snap-in, but more flexible.”

Where to download it: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=4603c621-6de7-4ccb-9f51-d53dc7e48047

A screenshot from the Microsoft Exchange Team Blog

And their great blog post about it: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2010/06/11/455115.aspx

This blog entry image at the top with the “Double Facepalm”, not only from FunnyMotivationalPosters.info, but, discovered and brought to my attention by none other than Mark Rackley, who implanted this in our ‘Just Freakin’ Work! Overcoming Hurdles and Avoiding Pain’ session we co-present on. Thanks Mark – works perfect to convey my sentiments today about this…

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About Geoff Varosky
Geoff Varosky is a Senior Architect for BlueMetal Architects, based out of Watertown, MA. He has been architecting and developing web based applications his entire career, and has been working with SharePoint for the past 13 years. Geoff is an active member of the SharePoint community, Co-Founder and Co-Organizer of the Boston Area SharePoint Users Group, co-founder for the Boston Office 365 Users Group, co-organizer for SharePoint Saturday Boston and speaks regularly at SharePoint events and user groups.

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