Remote Access

By default VNC and SSH is enabled on all rented Macs, never the less sometimes it could make sense to switch to another connection method. The below table shows the main differences between each connection methods and our recommendation.

Protocol macOS Windows Linux
VNC Open your Safari browser and enter the following URL vnc://[My IP]/ (replace [My IP] with the provided IP address). To connect from Windows you need additional software like RealVNC. To connect from Linux you need additional software like RealVNC.
RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) Not recommended For connection from Windows we recommend using RDP (because it gives you the best performance), the drawback is that this require the instalaltion of NuoRDS Remote Desktop for Mac on the server. NuoRDS also offers a Terminal Server which allows you to connect from multiple Windows PCs to a single Mac. Not recommended
SSH Open the Terminal and enter "ssh administrator@[My IP]" (without "" and replace [My IP] with the provided IP address), afer hitting enter you will be asked for your password. To connect from Windows you need additional software like Putty. Open the Terminal and enter "ssh administrator@[My IP]" (without "" and replace [My IP] with the provided IP address), afer hitting enter you will be asked for your password.
TeamViewer TeamViewer is always a good alternative for high latency or low bandwidth setups. TeamViewer is always a good alternative for high latency or low bandwidth setups. TeamViewer is always a good alternative for high latency or low bandwidth setups.