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OS X: Remove all Apple Remote Dekstop settings

Published: 14-03-2014 | Author: Remy van Elst | Text only version of this article


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Remote Dekstop

This snippet shows you how to remove all Apple Remote Desktop settings. My ARDinstallation recently stopped working correctly, having problems discovering newmachines and connecting to already set up machines. These commands wipe allsettings and the ARD installation is clean again. This solved my problem.

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sudo rm -rf /var/db/RemoteManagement  sudo rm /Library/Preferences/com.apple.RemoteDesktop.plist  sudo rm -r /Library/Application\ Support/Apple/Remote\ Desktop/ rm -r ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.RemoteDesktoprm ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.RemoteDesktop.plistrm -r ~/Library/Application\ Support/Remote\ Desktop/

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Tags: apple, apple-remote-desktop, ard, mac, os-x, snippets, uninstall