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How to restart your Mac remotely
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2017, 04:15:06 PM »
How to restart your Mac remotely
8 June 2017, 2:00 pm



Reader G. Murray needs to restart his Mac at times when it’s not within arm’s reach—or even with walking legs’ reach. He’s wondering what options are available with modern Macs. His Mac is located on a network created by a Time Machine, so it has a privately assigned IP address using NAT (Network Address Translation).

Two kinds of options apply here: for when the Mac is still ticking away but isn’t doing what you want, so you want to restart it if only you could connect remotely to it; or when the Mac is unreachable and ostensibly crashed or experiencing other problems, and you want to power cycle it.

Remotely connect to a working Mac

Screen sharing and remote terminal access can both let you control a Mac remotely, but reaching that Mac over the Internet is often the fly in the ointment.

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