Exploring the Mac's sharing features
Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:38 AM
For those that don't by default (like my 2009 Mac Mini), Mac OS X hints has a work-around:
Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:35 AM
If all you want is VNC, you can use Screen Sharing for that. Just click the "Computer Settings" button, and you will be presented with two options:
"Anyone may request permission to control screen"
"VNC Viewers may control screen with password:"
Unless you're in an Apple Remote Desktop setup, there's really no reason to deal with the Remote Management Settings.
Another reason to avoid enabling Remote Login (SSH) is because a common tactic of crackers is to scan netblocks for the SSH port, (22) and then try to brute force their way in. While the default settings for SSH help avoid most of the risk, having a lot of failed logins can slow your Mac down.
Oh, *very* minor nit. It's "Secure" Shell, not "Secured" Shell :-P
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