Disk Permissions?

Discussion in 'OS X Yosemite (10.10)' started by bigchief, Mar 17, 2015.

  1. bigchief macrumors 6502a

    Feb 26, 2009
    This has been showing when I verify disk permissions.

    Warning: SUID file “System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/ARDAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/ARDAgent” has been modified and will not be repaired.
  2. TheralSadurns macrumors 6502a

    Jul 8, 2010
    This can savely be ignored. Apple actually says this in a KB Article. So don't worry!
  3. bigchief thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Feb 26, 2009
    OK, thanks for your reply.
  4. Partron22 macrumors 68020


    Apr 13, 2011
    TheralSadurns is correct.
    However, I wonder if the filename ARDAgent is actually a Tolkien reference?
  5. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    If repairing permissions results in error messages, some of these messages can be ignored and should be no cause for concern.

    Some people repair, or recommend repairing permissions for situations where it isn't appropriate. Repairing permissions only addresses very specific issues. It is not a "cure all" or a general performance enhancer, and doesn't need to be done on a regular basis. It also doesn't address permissions problems with your files or 3rd party apps.
    There are times when repairing permissions is appropriate. To do so, here are the instructions:
  6. bigchief thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Feb 26, 2009
    Mac OS X: Disk Utility's Repair Disk Permissions messages that you can safely ignore

    Warning: SUID file "System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/ARDAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/ARDAgent" has

    Thanks GGJ :)


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