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Master Your Mac by Matt Cone

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Chapter 23. Accessing Your Mac Remotely

When you can’t take your Mac with you but still need to access all of the files and data stored on it, Apple’s free Internet storage and connectivity service, iCloud, provides a great solution. An iCloud feature called Back to My Mac lets you access your computer from any other Mac connected to the Internet. Once you have this set up, it’s easy to access the files stored on your home computer from the office, or vice versa.

There are two ways to access your Mac remotely. You can enable file sharing to access the specific files and folders you configure for sharing. Access can be controlled on a user-by-user basis. If you give individual users read and write access, they can modify files; if you give them ...

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