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how to mount local directory to remote like sshfs?

from: http://mysteriousswede.blogspot.com/2012/01/mount-local-directory-to-server-on.html How to do it? You set up ssh forwarding by using port 10000 on the machine you log in on to port 22 on your ...
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How to mount remote SSHFS via intermediate machine? Tunneling?

You can use option ssh_command of sshfs to do the trick: sshfs ma: /mnt -o ssh_command='ssh -t mb ssh' Unmount with the usual fusermount -u /mnt Sorry this is 7 years late...
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faster way to mount a remote file system than sshfs?

I do not have any alternatives to recommend, but I can provide suggestions for how to speed up sshfs: sshfs -o cache_timeout=115200 -o attr_timeout=115200 ... This should avoid some of the round ...
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Enable remote desktop without a working display

This might help. Good luck typing all of it in correctly with no screen. Based on http://www.windows-commandline.com/enable-remote-desktop-command-line/ Press WINDOWS KEY+R to get a Run prompt Type ...
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How to mount remote SSHFS via intermediate machine? Tunneling?

This is what works for me on HighSierra 10.13.6, SHFS version 2.5 (OSXFUSE SSHFS 2.5.0) OSXFUSE 3.10.4. FUSE library version: 2.9.7 Based on Rodrigo Farias's answer above + clemisch and Ohad Rubin ...
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how to mount local directory to remote like sshfs?

In order to avoid extra authentication and double encryption, you can reverse-forward the port to another port than 22 and run the /usr/libexec/openssh/sftp-server via the -e option of ncat on that ...
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Remote Desktop and Ctrl + Alt + Del

Remote Desktop Connection always locks the screen of the computer you remote into. If you need the computers physical screen to show what you are doing, you would need to look at a third party ...
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"Unable to decrypt password" popup in Remote Desktop Connection Manager

Open the filename.rdg file with an XML editor (like notepad++) and remove all the credentials that are in between the <credentialsProfile> & </credentialsProfile> metadata tags for ...
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faster way to mount a remote file system than sshfs?

After searching and trial. I just found add -o Compression=no speed it a lot. The delay may be caused by the compression and uncompression process. Besides, use 'Ciphers=aes128-ctr' seems faster than ...
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Remote machine suddenly not reachable with ssh

There could be many reasons it stopped working. Without physical access it is impossible to know. However, based on your question this is a machine you set up at your families home. The first thing ...
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faster way to mount a remote file system than sshfs?

I found turning off my zsh theme that was checking git file status helped enourmously - just entering the directory was taking 10+ minutes. Likewise turning off git status checkers in Vim.
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TeamViewer - local audio is disabled when connected to remote

I am one of several people who had the same issue.  Here is a fix from the page Bluetooth Sound lost after connecting to a client (at TeamViewer.com). Go to TeamViewer's Main screen and navigate to "...
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making sense of wget -r output

You can try to skip over files with --reject option (accepts wildcards as well): wget --reject index.html However you don't want to do this. When using wget with -r, it somehow needs to get a list ...
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How to access Linux Machine sitting behind a NAT, having no GUI?

Update: If the hourly connection check doesn't work for you (as in an hour is too long to wait for it to re-connect), take a look at autossh. The whole script on the debian server would be replaced ...
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Who has the rights to shutdown a Windows machine remotely?

I found the culprit. A long while ago user Mike (which has been around for a while) wanted to connect to one of the administrative shares on the remote FILES machine, say, \\FILES\C$. In order to ...
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How does IPv6 and Windows Remote Desktop work?

In order to connect to something that is on IPv6 only, you need every network device in the routing path to support IPv6. If anything doesn't support IPv6, then you can sometimes use an IPv6 broker, ...
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Remote port forwarding through a jump server

I finally found the solution to my problem on another SlackExchange community, see this post. It consists in using the -J option ( it's a shortcut for a ProxyCommand or ProxyJump option, but ...
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Set user friendly IP addresses for computers on my home network?

The Internet Engineering Task Force's standards-track protocol for doing this is IETF ZeroConf, which is an open standardization of Apple Bonjour. ZeroConf includes "multicast DNS" (mDNS) ...
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Disable remote access to router

I think you're getting confused in this one. You're using the public IP address(i.e. 100.212.223.267) of your network to access to router's web page while being inside your internal network. Please ...
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How can I tell who is actively logged on (locally or remotely) a Windows 7 PC?

Another option from the Windows 7 or higher command line: tasklist /s computername /fi "imagename eq explorer.exe" /v You may be prompted for admin-level credentials if querying a remote machine. ...
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Remote desktop server for home use: Is it a good idea?

How many concurrent sessions do you need? I suspect the answer is "one", in that case you really don't need a Terminal Server. For one, it won't save you any money because the Windows Server License ...
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Powershell Enter-PSSession use current credential

For Enter-PSSession cmdlet "-Credential" is not a mandatory parameter. So if you don't specify credential, your current credential will be used.
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Alt-tab back to the host while using TeamViewer?

Since its 2020 and still no HostKey solution on TeamViewer - below little Autohotkey snippet worked: Install Autohotkey.. Edit AutoHotkey file (under My Docs) on windows Add snippet below When ...
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Determine remote windows screen locked or unlocked remotely

I am unable to query if the workstation is LOCKED/UNLOCKED Use the following PowerShell Script (GetRemoteLogonStatus.ps1). This script will return the logon status of the local or a remote machine. ...
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Connect to port over working ssh tunnel from IntelliJ?

Set up a forward tunnel on the local machine autossh -f -N -L 0.0.0.0:8000:localhost:8000 username@remotebox 0.0.0.0:8000 is what IntelliJ will connect to, it will think that the web app is running ...
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Firefox 57 Quantum doesn't play remote audio over a remote desktop connection

According to the FireFox 57.0 release notes citing unresolved issues: Users running Firefox for Windows over a Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) may find that audio playback is disabled due to ...
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Windows Remote Access Service Error - NetExtender SonicWall - Windows 10

I like to share my feedback, as I was addressing the same matter today and couldn't find an answer online to fix it. NOTE: In certain cases the issue can be quickly fixed by deleting the Wan ...
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Backup remote Linux from Windows. Recognize symbolic links

You have so many possibilities... and this number will grow with time. rsync and tar are two consolidated old style ways to do backup. You can do remotely your tar file(s), and backup it (them) ...
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Path too long when deleting from powershell on remote computer

This is a well-known limitation in Powershell, unfortunatelly. This question has already been answered in StackExchange, the acepted answer was to use cmd and dir instead, to gather the folders list....
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