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Apple Remote Desktop

Description

 

Apple Remote Desktop allows you to manage your Remote connections, credentials and also VPN connections. It will also allow you to manage your remote sessions to devices, windows computers and also computers running OS X.

 

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These entries are used to define and configure an Apple Remote Desktop session.

 


 

Auto Login

Copy Password

Credential Repository

Embedded Mode

Show Opened Session

Support Logging

 

Settings

 

General

 

Apple Remote Desktop

Apple Remote Desktop

 

Option

Description

Host

Enter or select the host to establish the connection.

Port

Enter the port to access the remote computer. Set the port to 0 to use the default port.

Username

Enter the username to connect to the remote computer.

Password

Enter the password to connect to the remote computer.

 

Settings

 

Apple Remote Desktop - Settings

Apple Remote Desktop - Settings

Settings

 

Option

Description

Screen

Select the screen where you want to display the remote connection. Select between:

Default: If you have more than one screen it will prompt you every time you connect to know which one to use to display the remote connection.

Primary: Will use your primary screen.

Custom: You can choose which screen to display.

Prompt: If you have more than one screen it will prompt you every time you connect to know which one to use to display the remote connection.

View only (input ignored)

Connect on the remote computer in view only mode. The keyboard and mouse will not be available, no control of the remote connection.

Authentication mode

Select the default authentication mode for new connections

 

Advanced

 

Apple Remote Desktop - Advanced

Apple Remote Desktop - Advanced

 

Option

Description

Track Mouse cursor

Track the mouse cursor in real-time.

Preferred encoding

Select your preferred encoding method from the drop down menu. This list is in order from the less bandwidth usage to the most bandwidth usage:

Zlib 16 gray (black and white)

Zlib halftone (black and white)

Zlib thousands (in color)

Zlib (you can choose your custom compression level)

Default

Custom compression level

Option available only when choosing the Preferred encoding Zlib.

JPEG compression level

For information value only.

 

Please see General, More, Tools or Information for more information on the other side menus.

 

You can find out more information about Apple Remote Desktop on https://www.apple.com/ca/support/remotedesktop/