Use these instructions from your computer with a Mac operating system to connect to a lab computer with a Mac operating system.
Connect to VPN
In order to connect remotely, you'll need to be connected to OC via VPN. You can find VPN setup and connection instructions at the following links:
Connect Using Screen Sharing
- Click on the spotlight search in the top menu bar of your screen.
- Search for Screen Sharing
- Select the Screen Sharing application from the results.
- Enter the hostname for the computer provided by your instructor.
- Press Connect.
- Enter your OC username
- Enter your password.
- Click Sign In.
Log in with your OC username and password as usual
You are now ready to use the Remote Desktop.
Log Out When Finished
Click on the Apple Menu in the upper right-hand corner and select Log Out to log out of the computer.
Do not Shut Down the computer. It will shut down the physical machine and prevent any further connections.
From the Screen Sharing Menu, Select Quit Screen Sharing to end the session