Thinlabs Device Manager

The Remote Device Management Solution - Thinlabs Device Manager 4.0 - the Linux and Windows Embedded Device Manager

The Next Generation Remote Device Management Solution, Featured in Linux Journal!

Thinlabs Device Manager (TDM) 4.0 - the enterprise-class, remote embedded management solution for Linux & Windows devices; powerful enough to manage PCs, all-in-one computers & thin client modules over a LAN, large multisite WAN, or isolated devices behind a NAT firewall router. The TDM Appliance is pre-configured & ready to use, making an immediate impact on enterprise administration and management!
  • Clonezilla based Remote Image Backup & Restore
  • Remote Script Deployment & Execution
  • Supports WScript, VBScript, Power Shell Scripts & Batch Files
  • Automatic Provisioning of New / Existing Devices using Profiles
  • Support for Windows & Linux Systems
  • Silent Software Distribution
  • Intuitive Graphical Interface
  • More Robust & User-Friendly Features
  • Included with all Thinlabs All-In-One Computers;
    available on a per-site or per-seat license model with non-Thinlabs products
Thinlabs offers software consulting services, including demonstration & remote installation for new customers, and migration from previous versions to TDM 4.0 for existing customers. Contact us today to schedule your consultation!



Centralized System & IT Asset Management

  • Automatic discovery of Thinlabs computers [Windows, Windows Embedded, Thinlabs Smart OS and Ubuntu devices (TDM Client Agent required)]
  • Automatic discovery of devices on local LAN or remote LAN/WAN segments by specified subnet range
  • Intelligent device inventory storage in a Microsoft SQL database

Common Administrative Tasks & Remote Control

  • Remotely change computer names and account passwords
  • Join Windows devices to workgroups or Active Directory domains
  • Remotely control or shadow devices to aid off-site helpdesk personnel
  • Wake up, restart or shutdown remote devices
  • Manage Write Filter Protection states on Thinlabs Windows and Linux Embedded devices
  • Execute remote commands on devices

User & Group Management

  • Organize discovered devices by logical groups
  • Automatically group devices by subnet range specified during discovery operation

OS Imaging – Backup, Restore, Upgrade

  • Backup firmware images of configured devices and restore to other licensed devices
  • Restore Thinlabs factory images to one or a group of selected devices

Software Distribution & Patch Management

  • Install software applications with command line switches to remote devices
  • Install critical Microsoft hotfixes and system updates
  • Remote Script Deployment and Execution

Automatic Provisioning Of New Or Existing Devices Using Profiles

  • Copy application and device settings from a configured device to create a profile, which can be used to automatically provision new devices or reconfigure existing devices by network range, selected devices, logical groups or operating system

Task Scheduling

  • Schedule commonly-used tasks on a one-time, hourly, daily, weekly or monthly basis as needed


Thinlabs Products Supported

  • HELIOS & ARGUS All-In-One Computers, ADITI Mobile Computers for Medcarts (All), KREIOS Quadcore Thin Client Modules (TL10)

     Future versions of TDM will support hardware from third-party vendors. Additional information will be provided when available.


Platforms Supported

  • Windows 10 / 8.1 / 7 Professional (32 / 64 bit), Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, Windows 8.1 / 7 Embedded Standard, Thinlabs Smart Client OS (Linux), Ubuntu 14.04 / 12.04



  • TDM Management Console - easy-to-use UI used by system administrators for viewing device information stored in the TDM database
  • TDM Management Server - for executing commands and instructions as called upon by the administrator;
    information used by the Server is stored on a relational SQL Server 2008 / 2012 Database Server
  • Filezilla FTP Server - where files, images, hotfixes etc are stored for use by the TDM Server as needed (MS IIS or any standards-based FTP server is also acceptable)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework



  • TDM client licenses included with all new Thinlabs system purchases; offered on a per-seat or per-site basis for non-Thinlabs products.


Server Requirements

  • 1.6 GHz CPU or higher, 4 GB RAM or more, 64 GB Storage Space or more, 1280 x 1024 or higher resolution
  • OS: Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2; Windows 7 SP2 / 8 / 8.1 (32 / 64 bit)
  • Other:  Product performance may vary based on system configuration


Agent Versions Supported

  • Current Version:  4.0.x
  • Previous Versions:  3.0.x  (Note:  TDM 4.0 Agent required for full functionality)