User Tools

Site Tools


generic:rdp_mac

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
generic:rdp_mac [2020/06/02 15:38]
deul
generic:rdp_mac [2020/06/04 07:14] (current)
jansen [Tunnel]
Line 2: Line 2:
 This page describes how to connect to a Windows system at the institute, from your own Mac, either on the laptop or wireless network, or from outside the institute. This page describes how to connect to a Windows system at the institute, from your own Mac, either on the laptop or wireless network, or from outside the institute.
  
-===== Tunnel =====+===== Tunnel ​(from commandline) ​=====
 First, a secure tunnel has to be set up using ssh. The tunnel connects a local ''​port''​ to a remote port on a specific machine. The port we want here is 3389, which is the port of the remote desktop protocol. This example logs in to ''​ssh.strw.leidenuniv.nl''​ and sets up the tunnel to host ''​texel''​ (the terminal server of the Sterrewacht):​ First, a secure tunnel has to be set up using ssh. The tunnel connects a local ''​port''​ to a remote port on a specific machine. The port we want here is 3389, which is the port of the remote desktop protocol. This example logs in to ''​ssh.strw.leidenuniv.nl''​ and sets up the tunnel to host ''​texel''​ (the terminal server of the Sterrewacht):​
   ssh -L 3389:​texel:​3389 username@ssh.strw.leidenuniv.nl   ssh -L 3389:​texel:​3389 username@ssh.strw.leidenuniv.nl
Line 13: Line 13:
   * The ''​username@''​ part can be omitted if you have the same username locally on your Mac and on the ssh server.   * The ''​username@''​ part can be omitted if you have the same username locally on your Mac and on the ssh server.
  
 +===== Tunnel (GUI) =====
 +Another way to ease the setup of the ssh tunnel, is to use an additional application that manages these tunnels. Some choices are:
 +  * [[https://​www.tynsoe.org/​v2/​stm|SSH tunnel manager]]
 +  * [[https://​coretunnel.app|Core Tunnel]]
 ===== Microsoft Remote Desktop client ===== ===== Microsoft Remote Desktop client =====
 Microsoft has a rdp client for Mac, available for free through the App store. Download and install it, and then start it up. It will look like this (after you click the PC + ): Microsoft has a rdp client for Mac, available for free through the App store. Download and install it, and then start it up. It will look like this (after you click the PC + ):
generic/rdp_mac.txt ยท Last modified: 2020/06/04 07:14 by jansen