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Use a free tool to simplify ARD configuration Apps
For years, I've been using a self-developed application that I call Seize The ARD to help with configuring users' Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) settings. I want to share with the friends of macosxhints.com, because of all the solutions the community has provided have helped with some of the needs I have had, so now I'm giving back.

Seize the ARD allows you to share Apple Remote Desktop preferences with other users, reducing the amount of time spent configuring a user's ARD settings. Preferences such as computers, scripts, scanners, smart lists, and so on can be configured on one machine and shared out to other users running Apple Remote Desktop. This also provides the ability to manage what is available to other users.

This is a nice tool for multiple labs and staff that want to use the same exact settings and views, and allows the administrator to centralize the management of the Remote Desktop, and what computers are accessible in lists. It also works well for environments where you may want to standardize your Remote Desktop settings, for example, Unix Tasks or Group lists. From a single computer, you are able to make these changes.

Note that you'll need an FTP server on which to host the configuration files.

[robg adds: I haven't tested this one.]
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