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Integrating Macs® into Windows® Networks by Guy Hart-Davis

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CHAPTER 11 Providing Remote Access for and to Macs

These days, working on the road or working from home is an inescapable fact of life for many of the lucky people who still have jobs. And if you run a network, you may positively welcome the freedom to connect to the network remotely rather than having to drive to the office in the middle of the night to discover that a sensitive server has started hyperventilating again and to persuade it to calm down and breathe normally.

So it’s likely that you’ll need to provide your network’s Mac users with remote access via virtual private networking. You can do this either by patching the Macs into your existing virtual private network or by setting up a custom arrangement for the Macs. For example, you ...

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