If you have a full-time Internet connection, a special thrill awaits. You can connect to your Mac from anywhere in the world via the Internet. If you have a laptop, you don’t need to worry when you discover you’ve left a critical file on your desktop Mac at home.
OS X offers several ways to connect to your Mac from a distant location, including file sharing over the Internet, Back to My Mac, virtual private networking (VPN), FTP, and SSH (secure shell). Chapter 21 has the details.