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Windows Gather Remote Desktop Connection Manager Saved Password Extraction

This module extracts and decrypts saved Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCMan) passwords the .RDG files of users. The module will attempt to find the files configured for all users on the target system. Passwords for managed hosts are encrypted by default. In order for decryption of these passwords to be successful, this module must be executed under the same account as the user which originally encrypted the password. Passwords stored in plain text will be captured and documented.

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Module Name



  • Tom Sellers <tom [at]>


  • windows



Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use post/windows/gather/credentials/rdc_manager_creds msf post(rdc_manager_creds) > sessions ...sessions... msf post(rdc_manager_creds) > set SESSION <session-id> msf post(rdc_manager_creds) > show options and set options... msf post(rdc_manager_creds) > run