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How to connect from MAC OS X

In this tutorial we will show you how to connect to your VPS using Remote Desktop Program (RDP) from Mac OS X.

If you are using other device/system please search our Knowledge Base to find appropriate tutorial for your system.

After completing payment and activating your VPS you will receive an email. You need to take note of the following:

  • Your VPS/Server IP address,
  • Username and Password.

Install Microsoft Remote Desktop application from the App Store using this link:

Mac OS X RDP 01


Locate Microsoft Remote Desktop in Finder to run it.
Go To File > New Finder Window > Favorites > Applications > Microsoft Remote Desktop:

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Open Microsoft Remote Desktop application and click New:

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Enter the name, IP:Port, Username, and Password in the fields below you received in your email:

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Double-click on the new connection entry to connect to your VPS:

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You'll get a certificate warning. Click 'Show Certificate':

Mac OS X RDP 06


Select the checkbox for 'Always trust…' to not get warned about the self-signed certificate in the future:

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Enter your local computer account password to complete adding the self-signed certificate to your local keychain:

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You should now be presented with a Windows Desktop  - this is your VPS desktop:

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