Remote connection to my iMac

Discussion in 'iMac' started by SuperMiguel, Jul 4, 2012.

  1. SuperMiguel macrumors 6502

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    If i set a SSH server on my iMac and it is on sleep mode, and i try to connect to it, will it wake it up? or ill have to find a way to wake it up remotely?
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Many have reported problems trying to access a sleeping Mac remotely. You can use Caffeine, which will temporarily override your energy saver settings and keep your Mac awake with a click on the Menu Bar icon. Another click turns it off.
     
  3. SuperMiguel thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Is there a way to remotely wake up my iMac???
     
  4. itsmrjon macrumors regular

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    It's called "wake for network access" or "wake on demand" there are a few apple support threads about using it.

    Other option is to wake it by mac address but if you're on another network that may not be a choice.
     

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