How Do I Connect to Windows Server from a Mac?
This guide will walk you through how to use Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to connect your Mac with a Windows Cloud or Dedicated server.
Note: If you’re unable to login please contact our support department for assistance.
- Open the Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) client by heading to Launchpad > Type in the search bar “Remote”
Note: If the application is unavailable download it through this link
- Select New
- Name the connection
- Enter the IP address in the PC name field
- Enter administrator for the username
- Enter the password
- Close the Window
- Under My Desktops select the remote desktop that you’d like to connect to
- Click Start
If the information was entered correctly you should now be able to connect to the remote server!
Note: Your login credentials will be sent from Hostwinds in the Welcome email