SSHFS is a tool that uses SSH to enable mounting of a remote filesystem on a local machine.

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Linux editing remotely mounted files

I have a web server and I mount the directory containing all my website projects onto a local directory in my Linux VirtualBox under /home/UserA/Desktop/Remote/sites. My problem is editing the files ...
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How to Access a SSHFS folder via NFS

on my mashine M1 I have a folder which is using sshfs pointing to another server: /backup/sshfs-share after mounting , I can see the content of this folder on M1 : sshfs ...
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sshfs for windows 8.1?

I want to mount a remote Linux server as a drive to my windows 8.1. That way I can use windows explorer to open up files that are on the Linux server and edit them without having to make a copy to ...
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mount a local directory to a remote ssh server

i want to mount a local directory to a remote ssh server. specifically my ~/.gnupg directory so i can use my local keyring everywhere, without storing it remotely. so i think this solution: keep a ...
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How to use /etc/fstab and/or automount with sshfs on OSX?

I'm attempting to automount a directory from a remote Ubuntu machine on my Mavericks Mac. SSHFS works perfectly when mounted manually, in many different ways. The standard sshfs mount works great: ...
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Mounting with sshfs doesn't work after Yosemite upgrade

This afternoon I upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite and attempted to mount a catalog in a server using sshfs (that I had installed using homebrew). This worked flawlessly before the upgrade. However ...
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sshfs incremental log file caching

I am using sshfs to access logs of our application. Logs consist of old gzipped files and one current file where application writes to. Gzipped files are downloaded and cached localy after first ...
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How to install sshfs on Raspberry Pi OpenElec

I just got a Raspberry Pi with OpenElec and want to access shared files using sshfs. I tried compiling the sshfs source on OpenElec but the command make is not installed. How can I install sshfs on ...
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sshfs freezes my whole system during upload

I'm using linux mint 17, cinnamon with sshfs and fuse installed. in my fstab i have added the sshfs entry without automount. my problem: i'm editing the files directly from the server mount, and ...
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sshfs too slow while remote editing on Eclipse and other IDEs, what options to use to make it faster. *Not* for mac users

I've been looking into this problem, and it is common. But since there is a package for Mac with the same name, the solution for Mac users is hiding the solution for Linux users and our default sshfs. ...
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SSHFS to access NFS mounted volume - Permissoins issue

Forgive me if my explanation isn't exactly clear. My situation is this. I have a NFS server, NFS01 and a SSHFS server, SSH01. SSH01 mounts a NFS share presented by NFS01. The problem I'm encountering ...
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Debian 7.5 Prevents Access to Router, Hardware is OK

My Problem: I can't access my router from the Problem OS (Debian 7.5) of my main computer. I am sure the hardware is okay. It would be problematic to reinstall the Problem OS. Problem OS Symptoms ...
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How can I get a list of programs locking my folder in linux? [duplicate]

I want to unmount an sshfs folder but it says resource is in use. Is there anyway to find out which process is using it? I use Ubuntu 14.04
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Why does directory vanish when I do SSHFS? How to setup SSHFS share on Max OSX 10.9?

I'm running Max OSX 10.9.3 and I'm trying to setup an SSHFS file-share between my MacBook Pro and a remote file system. However, when I try to do it, it doesn't work. Strangely enough, it makes the ...
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Why can't I setup an SSHFS share? “OSXFUSE file system is not available” error

I'm trying to setup an SSHFS share from my local machine to a remote machine, but it is not working. I'm getting the error OSXFUSE file system is not available (see below). How to fix this?? FYI, my ...
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Unable to automount SSHFS with OSXFUSE in fstab

The line in my /etc/fstab file is as follows: sshfs#user@address:/media /Users/acc/Desktop/CODAAMOK fuse port=??,reconnect,allow_other,volname=SERVER 0 0 The error I'm receiving is as ...
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How can you execute files mounted via sshfs?

This does not work: $ touch testfile $ chmod 777 testfile $ ls -l testfile -rwxrwxrwx 1 quinn dialout 0 Apr 18 10:15 testfile $ ./testfile -bash: ./testfile: Permission denied $ sudo ./testfile sudo: ...
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DOCAN sshfs: How to flush file cache?

I am using DOCAN sshfs 0.6.0 in Win 7 to mount a Linux disk. It but does not show any new file even after many re-reads of the directory. Disabling cache helps but navigation becomes extremely slow. ...
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sshfs is failing with “remote host has disconnected”

I'm running sshfs with the following: sshfs basicuser@192.168.1.111:/var/www/myapp /home/basicuser/code -o sftp_server="/usr/bin/sudo /usr/libexec/openssh/sftp-server" I have also created RSA keys ...
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Broken mount point with crazy status

I used to mount via sshfs onto this mount point named vismac on a RedHat linux. But something is broken, and ls -l results in the following mess of question marks and dashes: drwxrwxr-x 9 user_me ...
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Alternative(faster) to sshfs to connect to a local vm

I am currently using sshfs to connect to a local vm running in virt manager. However when using this mounted filesystem with webstorm (it gives a warning external file changes may be slow) things run ...
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Saving files to slow drive (sshfs)

Notepad++ blocks/freezes while saving to slow drive, so I'm waiting until it finishes. Is there a way to tell notepad to perform saving in background and unblocks rest of the UI?
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sshfs with pass to startup

How to add the string: echo 'password' | sshfs user@host:/dir /dir to startup? I added it to rc.local, but it doesn't work. (In terminal it work) I'm using Debian 7.1
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Why am I suddenly unable to write to this sshfs volume?

There is a remote server which I connect to daily through ssh. I do a lot of editing of files on the server, so I use sshfs to do so. I mount the directory with $ sshfs user@host:/var/www/html ...
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sshfs abrupt disconnection

I am doing a lot of coding over SSH and so I have decided to mount the file system via sshfs: user@remote /home/user/mnt fuse.sshfs noauto,_netdev,users,idmap=user,reconnect 0 0 If my internet ...
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Automount sshfs using fstab without mount -a

Please consider following fstab line (line breaks for readability): sshfs#user@192.168.1.123:/home/user/ /home/user/Server/ fuse ...
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Automatically mount a remote folder on boot

I'm trying to mount a Windows folder on my Ubuntu machine on start up. I've tried following this page here, modifying /etc/fstab and appending sshfs#my_user@remote_host:/path/to/directory ...
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win-sshfs vs Dokan

I'm using win-sshfs from some time. But while exploring its sources I discovered Dokan project which is used by win-sshfs. But apparently it can be used by its own to do the same. So the question is ...
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How to create a ssh key so that it can only use sshfs on a Synology NAS?

I have an ssh key without a paraphrase that allows a user to log in to a remote server. This key is used to mount a folder in the remote server using sshfs and backup the files in my laptop. I would ...
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ssh - sshfs difference

There exists a difference when using ssh and sshfs. My user is a root at the ssh client and it works when using ssh. But I wanna use sshfs (due to some development issues). When using sshfs with the ...
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How to make SSHFS case sensitive

I am using CentOS 6.4 x86_64 setup as a Apache server (httpd) in VMware Fusion. Through that I am making a SSHFS mount of a directory on my Macbook in the /var/www/html directory so I can do testing ...
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sshfs or fish:// with root (ssh) login disabled

The server does not allow root login from ssh. I can, however, login as my username and su to root (I know the root pw). Is there a way to use the fish:// protocol or sshfs or some other way to mount ...
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what's the meaning of “?” in file/folder mode bits in CentOS 6.4?

Environment: 2 desktops. A is a Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS B is a CentOS 6.4 A mounts B's folder via sshfs. The output of 'mount' in A: Lebian@zeus:/share on /mnt/share type fuse.sshfs ...
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sshfs robustness on weak connection

sshfs is really nice but it creates me a lot of problems. In particular I don't have a very good Internet connection, it is fast, but it has a lot of latency. Sometimes sshfs freezes my pc (fedora ...
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Running sshfs as user via autofs

My situation: There are several servers on my LAN which I do not administer I access them using SSH for sshfs, shells, and remote X11 apps I have set ControlMaster auto in my ~/.ssh/config file so I ...
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Where do I store sshfs configuration settings?

When using sshfs several sites recommend using options like: -oauto_cache,reconnect,defer_permissions,negative_vncache,volname=RemoteHome I tried adding these in ~/.ssh/config under the hostname: ...
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Can I mount an SSHFS drive via port 21 with FTP-SSL?

I'm on a mac and have been using CyberDuck FTP to connect to a client's server. It is an ASP/IIS server and when I connect to it CyberDuck tells me This server can support more secure FTP-SSL ...
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SSHFS graceful degradation instead of freeze when connection is lost. Is it possible?

A third-party program will write files to a SSHFS mounted dir. If the internet connection is lost, the third-party program will likely crash (badly), because all programs trying to access such an ...
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MacFusion connecting to CentOS: Authentication failed

I've got three iMacs here (one mine, two from others), which should all connect through SSHFS with a MacFusion client to a CentOS server. I've been trying to get it all working with my iMac, which ...
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sshfs with gssapi

For my normal login with ssh I have in my ~/.ssh/config the following lines: GSSAPIAuthentication yes GSSAPIDelegateCredentials yes ... so that if I call kinit and get a Kerberos ticket then I ...
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Should I replace sshfs with NFS? [closed]

I have a server at home accesible via local WIFI. I also have several laptops. I share folders in the server using sshfs due to its ease-of-use. But sometimes I notice lots of connections issues with ...
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sshfs mounting linux directory from mac stopped working

Until this morning, I'd been using sshfs quite nicely to mount a directory from a linux machine in my office. Today, it stopped. Here's my sshfs command: sshfs -osshfs_sync,volname=linux-builder3 ...
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Mount filesystem folders usign SSHFS on servers where root SSH access is disable on Linux

I have SSH access to a server as an ordinary user. In this server SSH root access is disable. From my laptop which runs Ubuntu 12.04, I can use "Connect to Server" option in Nautilus to see and ...
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Backup sshfs volume via Time Machine on macosx

Is it possible to mount a filesystem via sshfs on my mac and have time machine back that up to external disk? Time machine does backup any other external drives to its dedicated external drive so ...
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Ubuntu SSHFS doesn't sync

I am trying to set up a Ubuntu-machine for web development, and thought i'd start working with SSHFS instead of the annoying FTP-protocol. I installed SSHFS through apt-get. I've created a folder in ...
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sshfs: Input/Output error

I cannot enter my sshfs, although I'm sure that the connection is fine and the destination exists. Every file operation fails with Input/output error. sshfs outputs: $ sshfs -p 7292 ...
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SSHFS: get real pwd on original server?

I have connected one of my production server folders with my "ssh account" server via sshfs. I often need to find out pwd (or realpath) of the file on the original (production) server, but the pwd ...
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scp/sshfs on a remote 'not direct acessable' machine

Maybe the title must be changed but I have the following situation: I can ssh to a host A From A, I can ssh into a machine B, but this machine cannot be accessed from my computer. The name of the ...
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sshfs: no such file or directory

I just installed sshfs and tried to test it out: sudo apt-get install sshfs mkdir ~/foo ssh $server_IP mkdir ~/foo sshfs $server_IP:~/foo ~/foo Immediately, I get $server_IP:~/foo: No such file or ...
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How do I make sshfs work in Debian? (I get /dev/fuse: Permission denied )

I've moved from Ubuntu to Debian on a machine and all my sshfs mounting scripts fail with fuse: failed to open /dev/fuse: Permission denied now. Am I missing something simple?