[development] How do you work remotely on a Microsoft server?

Pat Collins pat at linuxcolumbus.com
Fri Apr 14 14:21:21 UTC 2006

On Fri, 14 Apr 2006 08:56:20 -0500, Nic Ivy <nji at njivy.org> wrote :

> 1. What is the most productive way to connect to a remote Microsoft  
> server from an Intel-based Mac?

search for chicken-of-the-vnc 

> 2. Once connected, what is the best way to develop Drupal on a remote  
> Microsoft server?

Reformat and install Linux of course.

> I typically use Unix-type command line tools and am unfamiliar with  
> the ways of Windows.  Any advice is welcome.

Install cygwin.  There are some equivilent tools on Windows (findstr, wmic,
netsh), install activestate perl or python if you need a real scripting
language and don't want to use cygwin.


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