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Is it possible to mount external ext3 network drive from Windows through ssh/sftp ?

I would like to avoid samba/cifs.

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Two things that aren't Samba come to mind:

  • NFS, via Client Services for NFS for Windows (see this HOWTO)
  • ExpanDrive, formerly known as SFTPDrive

There's also the brilliant "sort of VPN over SSH" solution sshuttle, if you have a Linux-ish gateway on the remote network.

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NFS for Windows looks promising as for me. Need to try. –  Fedir Feb 3 '12 at 23:17
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I think it could be done using sshfs. It is available for all platforms. http://code.google.com/p/win-sshfs/

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did try with following tools https://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2read/

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As I understood from the description of this product, it works only on local machine and there is no SSH support. –  Fedir Feb 3 '12 at 11:51
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