Methods to Remotely Log In to a Snow Leopard Server

By John Rizzo

Part of Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The Mac OS X Snow Leopard 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’s nothing to install on Mac OS X Server:

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

  • Server Preferences from a Mac OS X 10.6 computer.

  • Server Admin or Workgroup Manager from a Mac OS X 10.6 computer.

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

  • Remote control with Apple Remote Desktop from a Mac running Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later.