2 Replies Latest reply: Jun 15, 2013 7:52 PM by matsuri
matsuri Level 1 (0 points)

I'm planning to construct the ARD environment for a small company.

I want to know the environment what is needed for it, especially "hardware" when it will be made by minimum construction.


The company have 30macPC on several network segments(I estimate it about 10 network segments).

I hope someone will give me some helpful advices!

  • varjak paw Level 10 (169,822 points)

    There's no special "environment" needed, though if you plan to be observing multiple workstation screens at once, it's strongly recommended to have at least a 100BaseT Ethernet connection with a gigabit connection preferred. Otherwise any network suitable for other uses will probably be fine for ARD. For technical specifications, features and system requirements, see:




    You may also want to read the Administrator's Guide:




    Note that there is no client for Windows systems. You can take control of a Windows system from ARD if you install VNC on the Windows workstation, but there will be no other functionality.



  • matsuri Level 1 (0 points)

    Hi, thanks for your advice.

    The network environment is already prepared on 100BaseT equipments.


    We will not take control in respect of Windows PCs, only Mac.

    But I'd like to try to control Windows PCs by VNC


    Thanks again!