Mastering the Command-Line Interface for macOS: AnyDesk Installation and Client Commands

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Installation Command

Starting with the AnyDesk 6.3.0 release for macOS, a PKG installer is now available for customized clients. To install these, use the following script:

Please note: The above command will not automatically launch the AnyDesk client and Service. After executing it, AnyDesk must be manually started to utilize the commands below.

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Client Commands

The following commands are available to interact with the AnyDesk client via the command-line interface or scripts:

Command Description
/Applications/ See Client Command Parameters.
echo <license_key> | /Applications/ –register-license Register the specified license key.
echo | sudo /Applications/ –set-password Set the specified password for unattended access. (Requires administrative privileges)

Client Command Parameters

Parameter Description
--get-alias Return the AnyDesk-Alias.
--get-id Return the AnyDesk-ID.
--get-status Return the client’s online status.
--version Return the AnyDesk version

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