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Take Control of MobileMe by Joe Kissell

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Configure Your Devices

Before we discuss configuration, I should clarify the requirements for using BtMM. First, you need at least one Macintosh (and usually two) running Leopard or later. (In lieu of one of the Macs, you could use a Time Capsule or an AirPort Disk—but only to access that drive for remote file sharing.) Second, you need a MobileMe membership. In addition, you need:

  • A compatible router for the Mac you'll access remotely. This could be an AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express, or a third-party router that supports UPnP (universal plug-and-play) or NAT-PMP (network address translation-port mapping protocol). You can find a partial list of supported routers at http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1304.

  • Mac OS X 10.5.2 or higher—and preferably, ...

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