How to Disable Remote Management using Mac Terminal

To disable Remote Management on your Mac using the Terminal, you can follow the below two steps.

Step 1: Run the command to Disable Remote Management

    Open Terminal and run the below command,

    % sudo /System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/ -deactivate -stop
    Removed preference to start ARD after reboot.
    Disable Remote Management using Mac Terminal

Step 2: Restart your Mac

    To apply the changes you will need to restart your Mac device

If you later wish to activate it again, run the below command in Terminal.

sudo /System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/ -activate

This is not an AI-generated article but is demonstrated by a human on an M1 Mac running macOS Sonoma 14.0.

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