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Topic # 113537 19-Jan-2013 18:44 Send private message

Is it possible to remote into a Mini Mac running OS X Server without a STATIC IP? I have a folder/data on the Mini Mac at work I want to access from home. Thanks

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  Reply # 747495 19-Jan-2013 19:20 Send private message

Doesn't matter if the IP is static or not, as long as you know what the IP is at the time you want to remote control the server. Having a static IP just means you'll know what the IP is at all times so it's more convenient and means you won't have to keep checking and changing your connection settings.

Alternatively you could use a service like DynDNS to set up a static DNS name which will follow your connection no matter what the IP changes to.

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  Reply # 747557 19-Jan-2013 22:21 Send private message

I used logmein when needed to remotely connect to Mac.




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