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Question: Microsoft Remote Desktop - clone settings?

Using 10.1.8 on my iMac.


I can import .rdp files and subscribe to published apps.


How can I export All settings for use on other Macs?

We are in a school environment.

iMac, macOS High Sierra (10.13.4)

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May 30, 2018 12:04 AM in response to Wouter Kolkman2 In response to Wouter Kolkman2

See here:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/c lients/remote-desktop-mac

Export and import connectionshttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/c lients/remote-desktop-mac#export-and-import-connections

You can export a remote desktop connection definition and use it on a different device. Remote desktops are saved in separate .RDP files.

  1. In the Connection Center, right-click(command + click) the remote desktop connection you wish to export.
  2. Click Export.
  3. Browse to the location where you want to save the remote desktop .RDP file.
  4. Click OK.

Use the following steps to import a remote desktop .RDP file.

  1. In the menu bar, click File > Import.
  2. Browse to the .RDP file.
  3. Click Open.

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May 30, 2018 12:04 AM in response to Wouter Kolkman2 In response to Wouter Kolkman2

See here:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/c lients/remote-desktop-mac

Export and import connectionshttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/c lients/remote-desktop-mac#export-and-import-connections

You can export a remote desktop connection definition and use it on a different device. Remote desktops are saved in separate .RDP files.

  1. In the Connection Center, right-click(command + click) the remote desktop connection you wish to export.
  2. Click Export.
  3. Browse to the location where you want to save the remote desktop .RDP file.
  4. Click OK.

Use the following steps to import a remote desktop .RDP file.

  1. In the menu bar, click File > Import.
  2. Browse to the .RDP file.
  3. Click Open.

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May 30, 2018 12:07 AM in response to Phil0124 In response to Phil0124

Thank you for providing the links.

- this saves out RDP connections - 1 at a time - not complete configuration

- published apps is still a tricky one - good to have a URL, but you cannot force a URL to be opened in the Microsoft RDP app.

May 30, 2018 12:07 AM

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