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Connect to Server with CoRD (Remote Desktop)
Posted by , Last modified by on 11 April 2013 09:25 AM

CoRD is a program for Mac OS X that allows a user to connect to a Windows server via Remote Desktop.  it tends to be more reliable and is supported on the latest builds of Mac OS X whereas Microsoft Remote Desktop Client is not.  If you are connecting from a Windows machine, please see Connecting to Remote Desktop for Windows.

To connect to a Windows server with CoRD, follow the instructions below.

  1. Download CoRD from the CoRD website.
  2. Once installed, open the program. 
  3. Click the Servers icon and then click the + icon to add a server to the list. 
  4. Fill out the Address (domain or IP address of the server), username, and password.  Configure the other options accordingly.   Once done, close the dialog window.
  5. The server now appears in the server list.  Double-click the server name to log in. 
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