FAQ

Here's a quick overview of frequently asked questions. For more information, please contact us.

Questions

Devolutions Server is similar to Devolutions Cloud, except that it is designed for a private hosting internally or over the Internet.

Ideal for businesses that would prefer to store their data in-house, want to deploy their own SSL certificate or firewall, or who need Active Directory integration with role management.

Devolutions Server is installed on your hardware, in your environment, or with your ISP to give you total control of everything, including:

  • Active Directory integration
  • Role management
  • Hardware
  • Operating System
  • Firewall / Application Delivery
  • Load Balancing / Fault tolerant environment for the web server layer.
  • Database, including clustering / failover capabilities.
  • Backups
  • SSL certificates

Devolutions Server also offers an improved security model, as database access is limited to the server and no direct connection is established. This secure architecture is a significant improvement over standard client-server architecture. (SQL Server data source)

Yes, Devolutions Server is subscription based. You can subscribe for one (1) year or three (3) years at a time. Giving you unlimited client connectivity for that period of time.

Yes, once your Devolutions Server subscription is expired you can keep on using all your clients since you have a Global license. However the Devolutions Server data source will no longer be accessible therefore you will need to connect via a SQL Server data source. Keep in mind that you will no longer be getting client updates via a maintenance plan unless you purchase such plan.

Yes, the underlying SQL server database structure for the SQL Server data source is a subset of the Devolutions Server database structure. When installing/configuring the Devolutions Server simply specify the existing database and choose upgrade.

Note: Before executing any database modification it is always a good idea to make sure you have a proper backup of the database.

Yes, since the database for Devolutions Server database is a superset of the SQL Server data source. Simply connect to the database using the SQL Server data source and all will work as it did before. Keep in mind that not all Devolutions Server features will be accessible when using the SQL Server data source.