Apple Remote Desktop 3.5.1 Admin Update
Apple has released a new version of its Remote Desktop Admin for both Client and Server users of Mac OS X Lion and Snow Leopard, fixing an issue that could prevent reporting tasks from completing.
Describing the purpose of Apple Remote Desktop Admin, the company headquartered at 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, California considers it “the best way to manage the Mac computers on your network.”
“Distribute software, provide real-time online help to end users, create detailed software and hardware reports, and automate routine management tasks – all without leaving your desk,” Apple states.
“Featuring Automator actions, Remote Spotlight search, and a new Dashboard widget, Apple Remote Desktop 3 makes your job easier than ever,” says Apple.
Outlining the purpose of the latest release, Apple explains that “The 3.5.1 update is recommended for all Apple Remote Desktop users and addresses an issue related to reliability of generating reports.”
The Apple Remote Desktop 3.5.1 Admin Update is to be applied to systems running OS X Lion, Lion Server, Mac OS X v10.6, or Mac OS X Server v10.6. Apple Remote Desktop Admin 3.0 or later is required, as is a network connection via Ethernet (recommended), AirPort (Wi-Fi), or IP over FireWire.
OS X Lion and Lion Server will require Apple Remote Desktop 3.5 or later, according to Apple.
Also worth noting for customers running an older version, Apple Remote Desktop Admin v3.5.1 will work with client computers running version 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.2.2, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.4, 3.5 and 3.5.1 of the client software.
More information about the specifics of Apple Remote Desktop 3.5 can be found here.
Weighing in at 25.42 MB, Apple Remote Desktop 3.5.1 Admin is immediately available as a free download from the link below. Alternately, users can obtain the installer package through the Software Update mechanism in their Mac’s Apple menu.
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