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10.5: How to use ssh using 'Back to My Mac'
Authored by: stug on Apr 29, '08 01:22:14PM

How do you get around the problem of usernames with a '.' in them?



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10.5: How to use ssh using 'Back to My Mac'
Authored by: DrivingHome on May 11, '10 06:06:34AM

Just discovered this - and you can use double backslash to escape a . in a username. So for example, if you're mobileme name was

"john.doe" and your host was "igloo", and your local mac login was "jdoe", the command would be

ssh jdoe@igloo.john\\doe.members.mac.com

This hostname works with eyetv too...



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10.5: How to use ssh using 'Back to My Mac'
Authored by: narya on Jul 06, '10 04:22:21AM

Unfortunately it doesn't work for me. Has anybody else successfully tried the trick with ssh machine.john\\doe.members.mac.com?



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