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Take Control of Screen Sharing in Snow Leopard by Glenn Fleishman

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Set Up Routing for Back to My Mac and iChat

This topic explains how to set up the automatic port mapping needed for Back to My Mac and iChat. In the pages ahead, I explain how to first determine the limits of your router using either a built-in iChat Connection Doctor feature or Back to My Mac's status messages. If you don't literally get the green light (actually a green dot), then you can keep reading to determine which router you're using, and follow the advice specific to it.

Confer with the Doctor for Network Advice

iChat's Connection Doctor—more specifically, the new (in Snow Leopard) Network Status view—can help you troubleshoot a problem before you ever get started. (See Ask the Doctor: What Can iChat Do?for more details about the rest of ...

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