In general, I would rather keep things as they are. But if that
capability is added, I would prefer to have it be an option as the
current one-time random password is much more secure. (Our experience
is that users generally pick poor passwords. Perhaps this can be a
development-only option?)


On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 11:25 AM, Dmitri Chebotarov <> wrote:
> Hi
> Would it be possible, and is it good idea in general due to possible security 
> risks, to add "Preferred Password" field on User Preferences page (under RDP 
> File Preferences or Personal Information?) to allow user to provide a 
> password for all his/her reservations?
> Then VCL would use this password (if it's there) for reservations instead of 
> auto-generated password.
> This is not an auto-connect option, but at least it will make it easier to 
> use VCL.
> For the last couple days I've been using VCL for some testing and it would be 
> nice to have the same password for all my reservations.
> --
> Thank you,
> Dmitri Chebotarov
> Virtual Computing Lab Systems Engineer, TSD - Ent Servers & Messaging
> 223 Aquia Building, Ffx, MSN: 1B5
> Phone: (703) 993-6175
> Fax: (703) 993-3404

Mark Gardner

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