ARDMonitor

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Overview

ARDMonitor shows the state of Apple Remote Desktop (disabled, enabled, connected) - even if the Administrator asked for permission to monitor/control (that's what ARD's menu extra doesn't).

ARDMonitor comes in two flavours:

  • "ARDMonitor" - The normal faceless program which will show an icon on the right side of the menu bar.
  • "ARDMonitor unquittable" - The same as the above, but it lacks the option to quit the program - maybe useful if you're dealing with lusers.

Features

  • status menu item
  • displays your IP addresses
  • *new in 1.4* Growl support!
  • *new in 1.4* disconnect administrators
  • *new in 1.5* Mac OS X Lion and Mountain Lion Support
  • *new in 1.6* Disconnecting admins now works on Mac OS X Lion and Mountain Lion

Screenshots

ARD is enabled, NO administrator connected

Ardmonitor14enablednoadminconnected01.png

Ardmonitor14enablednoadminconnected02.png

ARD showing your IP address(es)

Ardmonitor14enabledanadminconnected03.png

ARD is enabled, and an Administrator is monitoring or controlling your computer

Ardmonitor14enabledanadminconnected01.png

Ardmonitor14enabledanadminconnected02.pngKick him!

System requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard" or later[1]
  • PPC or Intel CPU (Universal Binary)

(If you use Mac OS X 10.4, please visit Software Projects That Are Not Longer Supported#ARD_Monitor)

Download

Did I mention it is free software? Download and enjoy!

Media:Ardmonitor1.6.zip

License

Please read the Readme-file for details. Short: basically it's just free. :-)
If you think it's worth a buck, please feel free to donate one (or some) via Paypal.

Links

ARDMonitor @ Versiontracker


Footnotes:

  1. including Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 (Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion)