Do Macs have a built in RDP type program

I have a Client with macs and was wondering

if they have a Built in Remote Desktop type utility

like Microsoft ???

If they Do, How do I configure the Host Mac and

access the utility on the Controlling Mac

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Sigurdur ArmannssonDesigner Commented:
You can set few of these options in the Apple Menu>System Preferences>Network. And set various options for accessibility.

You can use Screen Sharing where you can take over a single mac remotely. In the finder of the controlling mac you type: Command+K and use: vnc://192.168.201.x

If you have Apple Remote Desktop (buy in the App Store) you can control single mac or groups of macs which have allowed remote access in the System Preferences>Network.

You don't have to configure anything on the controlling mac. Apple Remote Desktop is very easy to use. Yet powerful.
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lamaslanyCommented:
As sigurarm suggests you can use VNC to access a Mac once you've enabled screen sharing but you should be aware that VNC is really rather insecure.  

That said I only ever VNC from a non-Mac OSX machine - I don't know how secure Apple Remote Desktop is by comparison.  Typically I would establish an SSH session to the Mac and then use SSH Tunneling to secure the VNC traffic (the VNC traffic runs over the encrypted SSH tunnel).
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roylongCommented:
And if you truly need an RDP client to control Windows from the Mac; you can download the mac remote desktop client from Microsoft website.  It won't let you connect to the mac though.
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