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I'm not sure whether you can connect to MAMP via Terminal (as SSH) that works like a server when SSH'ing into a webserver. I like to do this with MAMP but not entirely sure if you can - Google didn't help this part.

If I do this:

ssh -p 22 computername@*.*.*.53 // <- My IP address (starred out)

It will time out for Terminal.

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You're not ssh'ing to MAMP, but to the host OS. In your case, that's OSX, which as @Chopper3 mentioned, supports SSH natively. – EEAA May 17 '11 at 16:25
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Yes, just go into 'System Preferences', select 'Sharing' and enable 'Remote Login'.

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Also, it's username@IP or username@computername. – Hyppy May 17 '11 at 16:29

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