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Can a Mac OS X machine act as a client to Windows Terminal Services?

Specifically the following needs to work:

  • Printing (printing from inside the terminal window should use the local Mac printer)

If possible:

  • Some way to move files from the remote session to the local machine.
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Unless I am missing something. You can use Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac.

It has all the same features of remote desktop for windows including printer and drive sharing.

Extracts from the official site:

New Multiple Session Support gives Mac users simultaneous access to multiple Windows-based PCs or to a network server that hosts remote applications and files. Since it is a Universal application, Remote Desktop Connection Client 2 is compatible with the latest technologies on Windows and Mac platforms.

Access and print from Windows applications to any printer that can be configured from your Mac.

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You're not missing anything. Remote Desktop for Mac works fine. I use it on a regular basis. –  Larry Coleman Nov 23 '10 at 13:20
    
@Larry That makes 2 of us. I use it daily. –  Diago Nov 23 '10 at 13:21

CoRD may have the features you're looking for.

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+1 Also a nice tool I wasn't aware of. Something I am planning to test for a few days. –  Diago Nov 23 '10 at 13:31
    
Feels like good Mac software. Good option to the official Microsoft client. –  Valko Sipuli Jan 8 '11 at 21:06

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