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[Connections] [Creds] Allow persistence of credentials across session

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      • Ryan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Happy for it not to keep the password for my admin account saved, but I would love to be able to save a DOMAIN\Username as the account to use every time, and just prompt for the password every session. Cut back on unnecessary typing.

      • _dandy_ commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        For the love of god, yes--let me save credentials.

        Running this on Windows 10, it's bad enough it thinks it should use my Microsoft (Hotmail) account to log into my servers by default.

      • Rabbani Syed commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        let have an option to save credentials for each session so that admin do not have to login each time for all servers

      • Rob commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This. I seem te get a rediculous amount of credential popups, some don't seem to be functioning.

      • Hamish commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Option to remember the username between sessions for each server and only prompt for the password when logging in

      • Avi Samocha commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes! I keep getting this: "These credentials are stored for this session only"

        Also, in my case, we have multiple separate forests/domains and Honolulu is installed on a server in one of the domains. I would like to be able to manage all servers/VMs from one Honolulu server.

        Although I can add a server from another forest/domain, I can't save the credentials for its connection.

      • Jean-Francois Aprea commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes ! Feature needed. Losing credential doesn't preserve the SME Experience.
        I suggest to build a Protected Storage environnment that we can easaly move with Export and Import functions.
        It think you can be inspired from RDM (Remote Desktop Manager from Devolutions: good credential mangement with local or remote storage (SQL) and folder heritance for sessions. Look at https://devolutions.net/. Always available to exchange with you and the team. Jeff/

      • Jacob Benson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We have admin accounts that are separate from our workstation logins. We need to be able to save/persist those credentials across sessions.

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