Thread: Acces Files Through Internet
11-20-2007, 03:16 PM #1
Acces Files Through Internet
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- Nov 14, 2007
Okay so i have a MacBook Pro and i heard that you can access your desktop, or your shared files through the internet...........is this any way possible or true???
11-20-2007, 03:23 PM #2MacHeadCaseGuest
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11-20-2007, 03:59 PM #3
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You can set up your Mac as an FTP server - provided it is on the internet and powered up while you are away.
But that gives you full access to your user account - if anybody does guess your username and password that might be too much sharing
I use PureFTPd Manager to set up users with access to specific folders in my user account and nothing else.
http://jeanmatthieu.free.fr/pureftpd/ Its free and easy to use.
You can start the Macs FTP service through
> System Preferences > Sharing > Services
Make sure your passwords are pretty good though
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