External Tool Configurations for MremoteNG

2 min readJan 2, 2019

List of external tool configurations that users have had success using with mRemoteNG.

  • Ping
  • Traceroute
  • WinSCP
  • FileZilla S/FTP
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • MySql Workbench
  • VNC Viewer
  • Windows Computer Manager
  • Zenmap GUI
  • UltraVNC
  • COM Serial Port
  • Windows PowerShell (ISE)
  • PowerShell, Enter-PSSession


Filename: %COMSPEC%
Arguments: /c ping -t %HostName%
Can integrate: Unknown


Filename: %COMSPEC%
Arguments: /c set /P = | tracert %HostName%
Can integrate: Unknown


Filename: C:\Program Files\WinSCP\WinSCP.exe (example path)
Arguments: scp://%Username%:%Password%@%Hostname%/
Can integrate: Unknown

FileZilla S/FTP

Filename: C:\Program Files\FileZilla FTP Client\filezilla.exe (example path)
Arguments (FTP): ftp://%Username%:%Password%@%Hostname%
Arguments (SFTP): sftp://%Username%:%Password%@%Hostname%
Can integrate: Unknown


Filename: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe (example path)
Arguments: %Hostname%
Can integrate: Unknown

Google Chrome

Filename: C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe (example path)
Arguments: %Hostname%
Can integrate: Unknown

Internet Explorer

Filename: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
Arguments: %Hostname%
Can integrate: Unknown

MySql Workbench

Filename: C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Workbench 6.3 CE\MySQLWorkbench.exe (example path)
Arguments: -query %USERNAME%@%HOSTNAME%
Can integrate: Unknown

VNC Viewer

Filename: C:\Program Files\RealVNC\VNC Viewer\vncviewer.exe (example path)
Arguments: %HostName%
Can integrate: Unknown

Windows Computer Manager

Filename: %WINDIR%\system32\compmgmt.msc
Arguments: /Computer=%HostName%
Can integrate: Unknown

Zenmap GUI

Filename: C:\Program Files\Nmap\zenmap.exe (example path)
Arguments: -p “Quick scan plus” -t %Hostname%
Can integrate: Unknown


Filename: C:\Program Files\UltraVNC\vncviewer.exe (example path)
Arguments: %HostName%:%port% -password %PASSWORD%
Can integrate: Unknown

COM Serial Port

Filename: putty.exe (example path)
Arguments: -serial com%Port%
Can integrate: Yes

Create a new connection entry with the following information:

Name: Serial COM***X***
Protocol: Ext. App
External Tool: COM Serial Port
Port: your desired COM port # here

Windows PowerShell (ISE)

Filename: %WINDIR%\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\PowerShell_ISE.exe
Arguments: args here
Can integrate: Yes

PowerShell, Enter-PSSession

Filename: %WINDIR%\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\PowerShell.exe
Arguments: -NoExit -Command “$password = ConvertTo-SecureString ‘%PASSWORD%’ -AsPlainText -Force; $cred = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential -ArgumentList @(‘%Domain%\%Username%’, $password); Enter-PSSession -ComputerName %Hostname% -Credential $cred”
Can integrate: No




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