Importing Azure RDC Files into RDCMan.exe’s RDG

This is really over-engineering.  Azure’s “connect” link sends you a .rdc file to download or open.  The registered handler for .rdc files is mstsc.exe, a.k.a. Remote Desktop Connection. The key line in the .rdc file is “Full Address:s:FQDN:PORT”.  The ‘s’ column in the colon-delimited value is short for ‘string,’ nothing more.  What we want are…

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Hotkeys and RDC Man

There are days I seem to live on RDC Man.  One day, I might try setting my Shell= to RDCman.exe.  On a VM, of course. At any rate, there are times I need to switch back to the host machine.   While I would like to just see a ‘minimize RDC Man’ hotkey, I’ve had to…

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Sanity-Checking RDG Files

Remote Desktop Connection Manager is a must-have tool. However, it too easily falls out of date.  Depending on your environment, you might be spinning up new machines regularly, especially if you’re in a virtualized environment.  Here’s a quick way to see if your .RDG file and your AD server agree. At the core, it’s pretty…

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