“I take the ability to access the files on my Mac from anywhere for granted, but it occurs to me that the process for getting the ability to do so up and running is difficult and circuitous at best, so I thought I’d take a moment and document the process. In a nutshell, you need to make your Mac discoverable over the internet, and then you have to enable the services you want to discover and access,” Jeff writes for LDOPA.NET
After you follow the instructions in the full article, Jeff explains, “Now when you want to access your files and you’re away from home, just hit “Command-K”, put in the fully qualified hostname you wrote down a while ago (”home-mac.dyndns.org”, replacing “home-mac” with the name you chose for your mac), and you’ll be prompted for your username and password. After that, you can mount your remote mac’s drive like a network share and get access to all your files from anywhere!”
Full article with instructions here.
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