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#1 Posted : Monday, January 28, 2019 4:31:39 AM(UTC)
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I just discovered the joy that is RD Tabs. Thank you for creating a wonderful utility that helps me manage my many servers with (some) ease.

I'd like to suggest a few changes to the current application implementation, which I feel would really improve the experience overall.

Firstly, as soon as a server connection is made, save the parameters, rather than saving at close, and I understand this might tie into the connection manager I mention below. This helps if a crash occurs with something else.

The next suggestion would be to change the current Favorites to a connection manager that saved all new connections by default. I understand connections are cached, but if I don't favorite them, how do I get them back? I think the ability to add new connections or access cached connections would be awesome.

A third suggestion would be a check box in the options to retain all tabs that were open at the last close.

My fourth suggestion would be a menu item under Connection that let me connect to any previous session that was cached.

My last, and most tasty suggestion, would be to enable optional application-wide password protection and encrypt (using AES-256 or another secure algorithm) the cache information based upon that password.

I tried Terminals (a Codeplex application), and that also gives you Telnet, SSH, VNC and other toys, and the application-wide password protection idea came from that. I have to say that Terminals is maybe trying too much, and not focusing on making the features it has work better. RD Tabs is pretty mature in comparison.
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