How to Restart a Computer Remotely With Mac OSX


The Mac OS X operating system, which comes preinstalled on all new Macintosh computers, is based on UNIX and has an underlying text-based command line interface. You can access this command line interface directly on the computer by opening a new Terminal sessions, located in the Utilities folder. With the command line interface, you can restart the computer. You can restart the computer remotely by enabling SSH sharing access to the Mac OS X computer.

  • Click the System Preferences icon in the Dock.

  • Click "Sharing."

  • Click to place a check mark next to "Remote Login."

  • Connect to the Mac from the remote computer with an SSH client.

  • Type "sudo shutdown -r" without quotes, then press "Return."

  • Enter the system password, then press the "Enter" key. The system then shuts down and restarts.

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