I love a detailed software review from someone writing about a tool
they actually depend upon, and Welch obviously depends on ARD. Welch
likes version 3.0, he likes it a lot, and he’s particularly happy
about the new AppleScript support:
You can now, finally, automate the Apple Remote Desktop
application itself. This is a major one, because quite honestly,
even if I can copy a file or install something to multiple
computers via Apple Remote Desktop, prior to AppleScript, I had to
do this manually. Select the computers, select the file, create
the task, run the task. If I had to do multiple client management
tasks a day, I had to sit there and make with the clickey-clickey
for each thing.
A manual administration tool kind of blows.
Well, the suck level of Apple Remote Desktop has dropped like a