This Method can be automated for mass distribution by ARD.  Use “File” => “Created Client Installer” to create an installer with your settings to be distributed.  If ARD is already installed and just needs to be configured or updated you can do so from “Manage” => “Update Client Software” or “Change Client Settings” These options make it easy to update existing ARD Clients.

  1. Open “System Preferences”
  2. Select “Sharing”
  3. Check the “Remote Management” Box
  4. Click “Computer Settings…” Allow anyone to control screen, set VNC password
  5. Allow Access for “Only these Users:”
    1. Add “Administrator”
    2. Add “ardlab”
    3. Add “local”

The Computer should now be visible to apple remote desktop.