Logging Into Remote Desktop for Mac Computers
Click Remote Desktop, followed by Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac 2.1.1, and then click Download Now.
On the new page that opens click Download.
Once you have downloaded the file, double-click RDC_2.1.1_ALL.dmg, and then double-click RDC Installer in the new window, and follow the prompts
Click on Terminal in the dock.
Type ssh -L 3388:xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:3389 email@example.com.
- Replace the x's with the IP address of your computer.
- Replace the y's with your FTP username.
Type yes when prompted.
Enter your FTP password when the prompt appears. After you have done so, DO NOT CLOSE THE TERMINAL WINDOW!
Click on Remote Desktop Connection in the dock.
In the Computer field, type localhost:3388.
Enter VSU\ followed by your computer login username in the User name field.
Enter your Computer login password in the Password field.
Now click the OK button, A window should appear displaying your office computer desktop.
You have now installed and made a connection to your office computer using Remote Desktop Connection for Mac.
If you have problems when trying these instructions please contact the Information Technology Helpdesk at 229-245-4357 or send an e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that our work request system can only accept emails sent from a VSU email address.