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I'm going to be doing the website for my church, which is where the server is, but I'd like to be able to access the files from home. Could I do this from my Mac? If so how? If not, how would I do it from my PC?

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You need to set up a VPN, a Virtual Private Network, such as LogMeIn's free Hamachi2 to the server to access the files.

Description of a VPN:

A virtual private network (VPN) is a secure way of connecting to a private Local Area Network at a remote location, using the Internet or any insecure public network to transport the network data packets privately, using encryption.

Works on OSX as well as Windows.

See this how-to Lifehacker article:

Geek to Live: Create your own virtual private network with Hamachi

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Thank you this looks extremely promising! –  JShoe May 19 '11 at 15:40
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