Remote Access to Apple Desktops

How to access your macOS computer via the command line

To access you macOS computer via the command line you will need to first open a gateway service to the physics department, you can do this two different ways.

Open a VPN Connection (external to Physics network only)
Via SSH

Once you have opened a gateway into the Physics department you can then SSH into your machine. Remember to type the full DNS path for your system e.g:

username@computername.nat.physics.ox.ac.uk

How to Remotely Access the graphical interface of your macOS computer via VNC

VNC allows you to take control of the graphical interface of macOS. Instructions on how to connect via VNC can be found here.

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