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Ways to Log In Remotely to Mac OS X Lion Server

By John Rizzo

Part of Mac OS X Lion Server For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Mac OS X Lion Server provides several different ways to log on and manage the server from another computer, including from Windows and Linux computers. With all these methods, there is nothing to install on Mac OS X Server:

  • Secure Shell (SSH) command line connection from any computer.

  • The Server app from a Mac OS X 10.7 computer.

  • Server Admin or Workgroup Manager from a Mac OS X 10.7 computer.

  • Remote control with VNC-compatible software from any computer.

  • Remote control with Apple Remote Desktop from a Mac on the network.