sshfs is a FUSE filesystem for Linux which allows directories on remote machines accessible via SSH to be mounted locally.

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Any tricks for making sshfs authenticate only on write?

There is seemingly a trick for creating read-only sshfs logins with the read only attribute is enforced by the remote's ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file. You first create a program ~/.ssh/ro-sftp-server ...
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sshfs automount with password-enabled ssh key and ssh-agent in ubuntu

I currently set up sshfs automount on ubuntu per this thread. It's nice because of the network up and down scripts. The benefit comes at a cost: it requires passwordless ssh via an ssh key. I was ...
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Where to define sshfs options when using autofs?

I have used the following guide: http://www.tjansson.dk/?p=84 to mount an SSHFS using Automount. The implementation works great. However, I need to add an option to SSHFS as defined here: ...
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How to keep Rsync from chown'ing transfered files?

I have a sshfs connection setup with a remote filesystem on a Linux server. I'm doing an Rsync from my local server to the ftpfs-filesystem. Because of the nature of this setup, I can't chown anything ...
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sshfs multi users

I would like to use sshfs with many users. sshfs root@192.168.56.100:/ root/ With this command I get the whole file system in the directory root/. Is there any possibilities to change the user of ...
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Rsync over SSHFS hangs

I have sshfs setup to connect to another system (Rackspace Cloud Sites) that I don't have ssh access to (but for some reason I can use sshfs? Go figure). I'm attempting to rsync files from the sshfs ...
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Why does sshfs change permissions of the local mountpoint to root?

this is the command: pc@linux-vhvu:~> sshfs -o nonempty -o sshfs_debug root@XXXXXXXXXXXXX: ./dg SSHFS version 2.3 Password: Server version: 3 Extension: posix-rename@openssh.com <1> ...
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Central “/home” using SSHFS?

The standard way to setup a central "/home" directory on a Linux workstation is using NFS. The problem is that I don't like the lack of real security in NFS. So instead I want to try to use SSHFS. ...
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sshfs problem when losing connection

I've a problem when I lost the wireless network connection after mounting a remote folder with sshfs on Linux. When I lost the connection the shell become frozen, if I open another shell and I try to ...
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Problem with pam_mount sshfs and home folders as mount points

I am trying to use pam_mount to mount each users home folder over sshfs when each user logs in. The problem I have gotten stuck on is that when pam_mount calls mount.fuse and mount.fuse uses ssh to ...
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sshfs fail when remote server relogins on login

I'm trying to mount a remote disk using sshfs. The code is: sshfs user@server:/ /home/user/folder The problem could be that the remote server relogins the connecting user under a different user ...
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ProxMox VPS modprobe fuse not working

I'm needing to mount a directory using sshfs, but for that to work I need fuse. When I run modprobe fuse i'm getting this: FATAL: Could not load /lib/modules/2.6.32-4-pve/modules.dep: No such file ...
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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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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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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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Why do I get “Operation not permitted” when trying to mount a volume using sshfs and MacFUSE?

I installed MacFUSE (from http://code.google.com/p/macfuse/downloads/list), restarted, and then downloaded sshfs-static-leopard.gz, and moved sshfs-static-leopard to /usr/sbin/sshfs (and did a chmod ...
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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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Mount SSHFS via FSTAB - Permissions Problem

I am having trouble mounting a remote file system via SSHFS/Fstab. The Client is a Ubuntu 10.10 box. The remote device is a Netgear ReadyNAS Pro. I created ssh keys already and can login without a ...
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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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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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ssh asks for password despite ssh-copy-id

I've been using public key authentication on a remote server for some time now for remote shell use as well as for sshfs mounts. After forcing a umount of my sshfs directory, I noticed that ssh began ...
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/dev/fuse “permission denied” even when member of fuse group

I have a backup script scheduled on a Debian 5.0 x86 server, via sshfs. However, when I attempt to mount the remote directory, I receive: failed to open /dev/fuse: Permission denied ls -l /dev/fuse ...
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How to provide web access to interact with a file system?

I need to be able to provide web access to interact with a file system (upload/download files). In general people will access these files using sshfs but in a pinch we want people to have web access ...
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Denied root access to user mounted FUSE file system

Let me start with giving you the details of my setup: I am running Fedora 13 on an x86_64 arch. I have mounted a remote directory using sshfs: jim@localsite $ sshfs jim@remotesite:/home/jim ...
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How could one speed up SSHFS in LAN?

I am using SSHFS to transfer files under Linux between my notebook and my desktop machine. It's easier then NFS because one doesn't have to configure mount points and permissions a priori. Now, using ...
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Access remote server with Nautilus through double SSH tunnel using SSHFS

I'm trying to access my work computer from home. We are supposed to SSH into a server, say ssh.company.com and from there ssh into an xhost to to work, say xhost04.company.com. xhost04 is not directly ...
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How do I sudo over sshfs?

On my local host alpha I have a directory foo that is mapped via sshfs to host bravo as follows: $ sshfs charlie@bravo:/home/charlie ~/foo However, on host bravo there is another user, delta, that ...
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Redhat | Fuse | SSH file system

I did manage setup and configure fuse and [sshfs][2] on my Redhat EL 5.4. But when I hit the sshfs it's out put an error sshfs: error while loading shared libraries: libfuse.so.2: cannot open shared ...
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SSHFS Server for Windows?

Is there a sshfs SERVER for MS-WINDOWS ? I have a working sshfs client (dokan Win64), but I can't share a windows drive over internet.
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Sshfs is not working

When I run sshpass -p 'mypass' sshfs 'root'@'68.19.40.16':/ '/dir' -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no,debug It successfully mounts but it runs on foreground. When I run without 'debug' parameter, it ...
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sshfs passwordless

Does any one know ssh -i equivalent for sshfs ? I want to use sshfs without promting for a password
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How secure is encfs

Like others on this site, I am considering using encfs + sshfs for secure offsite backups. I am wondering how robust encfs is to brute force attacks? Do some users use the --stdinpass command with a ...
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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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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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Is sshfs+encfs stable?

What is your experience in using ENCFS with SSHFS for remote backup ? My main wondering is about long term stability.
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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 ...
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fuse not working in centos 5.3 xen guest

I have a centos 5.3 64 bit XEN guest running on a 64 bit centos 5.3 XEN host. I'm trying to get sshfs installed on it but am running into some problems. I've installed fuse and fuse-sshfs from ...
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How do I mount sshfs at boot?

Using a NAS box as 24/7 file server, I'd like to use sshfs to connect to it from an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop. Currently, I have this line in the desktop's fstab: sshfs#jldugger@storage:/mnt/HD_a2/ ...