As far as I know you always need to manually log into a virtual
machine with the randomly generated password.
But you can leave a machine with the same password forever if you wanted
To do this
Go to Manage Images
Then Click on Edit (The Image you want to do this one)
Click on Advanced Options
Check for logged in user change this to NO
Then you can make a reservation for X amount of time
I use this on campus for testing servers have VM's that have been up
for months at a time with the same log in and password.
To give yourself or whoever in your group more Initial Max Time Minutes.
You can click on Manage Groups
Then Create a User Group
For Example AdminTeam@Local or whatever
Give them like 99999 Minutes and Max Reservation and you can then
check out an image as for a really log time and don't have to worry
about it timing out or getting kicked off when the system checks for a
This is a walk around this might fit your situation
On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 10:17 AM, Dmitri Chebotarov <4dim...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm relatively new with VCL and I may be wrong. I could not find any options
> in preferences for RDP file to include password.
> Having password in RDP file would make it easier and if it's possible it
> would be great.
> I would like to have this option as well and will be looking into the code
> which generates a RDP file for new reservations.
> On Nov 22, 2011, at 12:58 , Gene Lui wrote:
>> Thanks Dmitri,
>> Wanted to confirm if its possible by using the rdp file, users can auto
>> login with the mstsc (would be preferred over entering password
>> manually). Thanks for such a quick reply and answer to my question.
>> Take care,
>> Drexel University
>> On Tue, 2011-11-22 at 12:47 -0500, Dmitri Chebotarov wrote:
>>> Username/password would be on your reservation page.
>>> Username is Admin, password is generated for each reservation and you need
>>> to type it manually when open RDP.
>>> On Nov 22, 2011, at 12:32 , Gene Lui wrote:
>>>> Hi there,
>>>> I wonder if any of you bright individuals can help me out here with this
>>>> wonderful project you got here.
>>>> When I use the RDP file supplied on the vcl connection page (Windows 7
>>>> client) , I assume it will automatically supply the credentials to log
>>>> into the remote desktop image (Windows 7 image). The problem is that it
>>>> does not automatically logs in and it prompts for my password.
>>>> Do I have this wrong and a password is needed to be manually entered? If
>>>> not, how do I enable the auto login? I have tried changing group policy
>>>> settings on the remote desktop host but nothing works. I appreciate any
>>>> help anyone can give.
>>>> Drexel University
User Support Services
Operating System Analyst
California State University, East Bay