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How to set up Remote Access to a Windows computer from a Mac

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By remote.it July 1, 2020 IN   Blog , How To 0 comments

In this video, you will learn how to remotely connect to a Windows computer from a Mac computer without opening any ports on your internet connection.

Contents

0:18 Prerequisites
1:01 Set the RDP remote access permissions on the target device
2:48 Register the target device on remote.it
4:09 Create a RDP service on remote.it
6:03 Connect remotely from a Mac computer
8:22 Terminate the connection

Additional Links and Resources

How-to Guide:
https://docs.remote.it/applications/remote-graphical-desktop-access/remote-access-a-windows-computer-from-a-mac

Download Microsoft Remote Desktop:
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-remote-desktop/id1295203466?mt=12

How to connect to RDP over the local network (referenced at 2:33):
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4028379/windows-10-how-to-use-remote-desktop

Peer-2-Peer (P2P) connection information (referenced at 6:45):
https://docs.remote.it/peer-to-peer-p2p-vs.-proxy-connections

How to get rid of self-signed certificate from Microsoft Remote Desktop (referenced at 7:48):
https://www.techjunkie.com/microsoft-remote-desktop-mac-always-trust-certificate/

Help Desk:
https://support.remote.it/hc/en-us

Community Forum:
https://forum.remote.it/

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