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Apple Remote Desktop can be enabled and configured via the command line
# e.g., Grant all remote control privileges to user johnsmith:
/System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/ARDAgent.app/Contents/Resources/kickstart -activate -configure -access -on -users johnsmith -privs -all -restart -agent -menu
# e.g., Revoke all remote control privileges for all users, to clear unwanted settings:
/System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/ARDAgent.app/Contents/Resources/kickstart -configure -access -off
# e.g., Grant ability to request screen sharing only, with explicit confirmation from the current user:
/System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/ARDAgent.app/Contents/Resources/kickstart -activate -configure -allowAccessFor -specifiedUsers -clientopts -setreqperm -reqperm yes -setvnclegacy -vnclegacy no -setmenuextra -menuextra no
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