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Connecting to Your Office Mac from Home with Windows


  1. Download the SAS Apple Remote Desktop package from- http://sasdeploy.rutgers.edu/mac/rutgers-apple_remote_manage.pkg.zip
  2. Go to your Downloads folder in your home directory

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  3. Right click or control click on rutgers- app_remote_manage.pkg and choose open. NOTE: You can’t double click, it’s not a signed package registered with apple

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  4. The installer will launch, click continue.
  5. Click Install
  6. Enter an Admin username if prompted password

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  7. After the package successfully installs, a dialog box will appear-
  8. NOTE: Write or Take a Picture with your phone of the IP ADDRESS once the window below appears, YOUR OFFICE MACHINE WILL HAVE A DIFFERENT IP ADDRESS THAN THE ONE SHOWN BELOW:

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  1. From your home, connect to the Rutgers University VPN.
  2. You will need to download VNC Viewer from https://www.realvnc.com/en/connect/download/viewer/
  3. Click on the installer once it finishes downloading
  4. Click OK for the Select a language window
  5. Click Next
  6. Select “I accept the terms …” and click Next

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  7. Click Next
  8. Click Install
  9. Click Finish
  10. Open the VNC Viewer from your Programs List

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  11. Enter the ip address of your office machine
  12. Enter the username and password that you use to login to your Office Mac.

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