There is a VNC server built right in to OSX which you can get to through the desktop shareing bit Remote Control Leopard with TightVNC you can use tightVNC or ultraVNC, I think that you have to tweak the settings on the client a little though as it does not support enhanced security. I have it working at another school for a user that needed to play with their Mac from a real computer at the other end of the school.
This does not help if you need multiple users working it at once as there is no RDP type solution that I am aware of for Apple and no legal virtualisation solution so you may need the facility to connect to another one. There is also the security issues as I am unsure if you can force a logout so that the users are logged in as a client instead of just dropping into whoevers session is currently active.
The other thing to consider is video performance, it is actually quite good from what I could see as the default screen shareing settings do punnish the network with an uncompressed stream but it is still VNC so is generally a bit crap with no special offloading for video.
There are probably other solutions but I do know that I have the above working.
http://forums.macrumors.com/archive/.../t-380251.htmlI'm trying to connect to Leopard from my XP machine at work and I haven't been
able to get it working thus far. Here's what I've tried:
Screen Sharing from the Sharing system panel.
2) Checked to make sure Screen
Sharing is listed as being allowed to go through the Firewall.
both the free version of RealVNC and UltraVNC.
RealVNC 4.1.2 gives me the
following error: "No matching security types"
UltraVNC 1.04 gives me the
error: "Incompatible Version"
Has anyone had any success connecting via
VNC (w/o ARD installed) from XP? If so, what did they do and what XP VNC
I believe the security error you're seeing is actually just a
bug and might be owing to your screen resolution. Here are settings which worked
for me (NOTE: I state they worked--this is technically correct, but the
performance was so hideous that you might find the term