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www-data access sshfs mount point

I have an Apache2 on a Debian Linux. I mount a sshfs to the directory /mnt/mountpoint/ (it is mounted on boot time via /etc/fstab). It is accessed with a softlink from /var/www/mountpoint. When I ...
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What is the potential for a FUSE mount to destabilize a Linux server?

I'm a sysadmin for a multi-user server, where students in our department have shell accounts. One of our users has requested that we install sshfs on it. I'm debating whether it would be wise to ...
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221 views

Faster file writing on sshfs mounted directory

Here is the following scenario: I have server1 and server2 and using sshfs I mount a directory from server2 on server1, let's say /mnt. Now, if I try to unpack a 50K files archive on server1:/mnt it ...
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Unable to mount with sshfs

I'm trying to mount a remote drive using sshfs using my fstab. Both the remote directory and the mount point are /home/media. When I type mount /home/media I get the error: 'read: connection reset by ...
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2answers
131 views

Force command/process to execute via remote server

There is a Linux server that I access via sshfs. Unfortunately, a pure ssh connection is not possible due to security concerns on that end. If I access this server via sshfs, any commands that I ...
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1answer
737 views

How to list current sshfs mounts to server?

If someone logs into a server via ssh for shell usage, a quick use of last|w|who can be used to show the logged in user. If someone mounts a directory on the same server via sshfs from another ...
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2answers
343 views

How does `rm -rf` work

When I try rm -rf on a directory which has a lot of subdirectories and/or files and which is mounted with SSHFS, then I takes a while to execute. Is it normal ? I would like to know how rm -rf works ...
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2answers
240 views

sshfs handling hangs

I have 2 servers (linux), one for PHP application, second for static files serving. I want to mount directory from static server in application directry so I could write / read files on static server ...
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1answer
472 views

How and when should I mount a remote filesystem using SSHFS?

I managed to get SSHFS working smoothly. I've added the following line to my /etc/fstab: sshfs#xxx@remote_host:/path_to/remote/content /path_to/local/content fuse \ ...
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1answer
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Why doesn't SSHFS let me look into a mounted directory?

I use SSHFS to mount a directory on a remote server. There is a user xxx on client and server. UID and GID are identical on both boxes. I use sshfs -o kernel_cache -o auto_cache -o reconnect -o ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to set the cache size for fuse and/or sshfs?

I can't seem to find something in the documentations. Is it possible to set the cache size for fuse and/or sshfs and if so, how?
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1answer
399 views

Mixing NFSv4 all_squash and sshfs access

I have a problem with my server. In my internal network I hand out several network shares using NFSv4 from a Debian Squeeze server to my clients. These shares use the all_squash option because I want ...
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2answers
402 views

traffic shaping in linux: ssh vs sshfs

I have a regular linux box with limited banwidth which I acess through SSH. From time to time I transfer files to/from this box with sshfs/sftp. Please advise me on how can I set up the traffic ...
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1answer
735 views

Failing SSHFS connection drags down the system

From time to time my sshfs mount fails. All programs using the mount freeze when it happens. I can't even ls anything or use nautilus. Is there a way to find out what's the cause and how to handle ...
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1answer
1k views

How to automount home directory from remote machine?

I have two computers connected in network and I would like them to share my home directory. I thought of mounting on one of them home directory from another computer. I may happen that one of those ...
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3answers
271 views

Remotely mount *nix $HOME dir from Windows

I need a solution for mounting *nix /home dirs remotely from Windows. I need something that will have Windows treat the files as a native device and allow you to open/edit files with any local program ...
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5answers
379 views

Setting up multiple secure servers for company wide file sharing

The company I work for has multiple offices spread throughout the US. We're trying to come up with a solution that would allow secure file sharing across all the offices. What we are thinking at the ...