Tips & Tricks

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Tips + Favorite Integrations from Remote Desktop Manager Advocates

The Avengers are a group of superheroes who fight for freedom and justice. Well, Remote Desktop Manager Advocates have a similar mission, except that instead of fighting the battles that S.H.I.E.L.D. ...

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Going Passwordless with Remote Desktop Manager and CyberArk

During the last few months, you may have noticed a heightened level of collaboration between Devolutions and CyberArk. In Remote Desktop Manager (RDM) 2020.2, we refreshed two out of three CyberArk en...

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Microsoft Offering Free Microsoft Certification Exam Until October 7

Since many of you are always looking to advance your knowledge and enhance your resume, we wanted to share that until October 7, 2020, Microsoft is offering a free certification exam to anyone who com...

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Devolutions Server Command Line Interface Table

A long, long, long time ago, before graphical user interfaces (GUI), there was the humble command line. Or maybe we should call it the hated command line, because so many developers dreaded them (and ...

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[TUTORIAL] Manually Installing OpenSSL on Windows, Linux & macOS

In a recent tutorial, I explained how to generate secure self-signed server and client certificates with OpenSSL. Today, I thought it would be helpful to focus on manually installing OpenSSL on Window...

How to Update Your Devolutions Password Server Registration Serial After a Renewal

Before looking at how to update a Devolutions Password Server (DPS) registration serial after a renewal, I’d like to start with a little story from my personal life, if you don’t mind. Like a lot of p...

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How to Optimize Network Performance

A poorly performing network can cost your business in more ways than one. Dealing with a slow network means that calls are dropped, files take longer to send, applications take longer to load, and pro...

Why You Should Never Use the Native .Zip Crypto in Windows

When working in IT security, there are some questions that keep coming up, and I thought this one deserved to be answered once and for all: Is there any way to crack a password-protected zip file? I u...

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The 5 Most Common Network Performance Issues

There are many causes of poor network performance. Some network problems can arise from faulty hardware, such as routers, switches, firewalls, and even from unexpected usage patterns, like network ban...

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PowerShell Remoting Over SSH, Without SSH!

A few months ago, PowerShell 7 came out, finally bridging the gap between Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core. It is now possible to use the same PowerShell everywhere (Windows, macOS, Linux!) whil...

TUTORIAL: How to Generate Secure Self-Signed Server and Client Certificates with OpenSSL

For testing purposes, it is necessary to generate secure self-signed server and client certificates. However, I have found that many tutorials available on the web are complicated, and they do not cov...

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10 Ways to Deal With Virtual Meeting Fatigue

In recent months, if you’ve gone from looking forward to virtual meetings to dreading them, then you’re not alone. Millions of people around the world are experiencing virtual meeting fatigue. Fortuna...

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The Benefits of Remote Performance Network Monitoring

The growing trend towards remote network locations isn’t really a trend anymore. It’s become the reality for many businesses with multiple branches, offices, and data centers around the world. Remote ...

How to Enable 2FA on Your Devolutions Account

During (and after) the Covid-19 pandemic, we all need to focus on staying safe! But this is not just about protecting our health. We also need to protect our online accounts, because hackers are not t...

How to Configure 1Password in Remote Desktop Manager Enterprise Edition for Mac

Since most of my blogs are about the Windows version of our products, you may be surprised to learn that I’m actually a devoted Apple fan! I have a MacBook, an iPhone, an iPad, and I even eat an apple...

How to Automatically Configure a VPN for Multiple Sessions in Remote Desktop Manager

Remote Desktop Manager is like having your very own personal concierge. In addition to managing and securing all of your remote connections, you can automatically configure a VPN for multiple sessions...

Tips for Attending a Virtual Conference

Even if you haven’t attended a virtual conference in the past, there’s a good chance you’ll be attending one in the near future. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, a number of high-profile events have m...

Tips for Hosting a Virtual Conference

In a recent article, I looked at the pros and cons of virtual conferences. Around the same time, Microsoft announced that all of their events will become virtual events until June 2021. This is the da...

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[COVID-19] 10 Tips to Speed Up Your Home Virtual Private Network

The surge in employees working from home during the coronavirus pandemic has triggered a massive demand for Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology. For example, reports show that global use of some ...

[UPDATE] 10 Password Management Best Practices

Technology isn’t the only thing that needs an update every once in a while. Password management best practices do as well, since the information security landscape — and unfortunately, the tactics and...