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

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automount works but autofs wont mount

I know this subject has been discussed so many times that I'm almost ashamed I haven't found the solution to my issue yet. Clearly there is something I quite don't understand and would really ...
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Rackspace cloud sites to local server backup

I use rackspace cloud sites and don't have accsess to SSH or RSYNC on their servers, but I do access to SSHFS. I would like to be able to backup my cloud site to my local Ubuntu server, which has ...
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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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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 mounts use too much memory

I have 21 SSHFS mounts from a Debian server to another one. The servers are on a 1Gbps LAN. When I mount these 21 FS, 675 MB of real memory (not buffer nor cache) are allocated on the server mounting ...
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sshfs mounts from command line but not through fstab

I'm able to mount an sshfs network share from the command line (using Ubuntu 14.04), like this: sshfs server-name:/usr/local/things /home/myname/stuff but I can't make it persistent using fstab. ...
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How to preserve file ownership when editing files over sshfs?

I administer a Ubuntu web server running a LAMP stack. I am now trying to mount the file system to a Windows machine over SSH (using win-sshfs). This works as expected. However, when editing files ...
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how to copy move files in a remote server without downloading

CURRENT ESCENARIO: REMOTE Debian VPS in an untrusted datacenter (i.e. a third party hosting provider) serving files to the Office through internet. LOCAL Office with 4 Ubuntu, Mint and Debian ...
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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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cloud file storage (SSHFS usable?)

I am using Linode and plan on having multiple VPS behind a Load Balancer to run my application. The problem i have is with storage, in the next year i see at least 2TB of storage required. I have ...
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network-mapped file system drops to read-only mid-stream, buffer I/O error with device mapper

Under linux 2.6 (CentOS 5.3 actually), I have a file system that works okay for a few minutes, then drops to read-only mode, while I am trying to read/write data to it. It is an ext3 file system ...
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sshfs fails sporadically in ec2

I am running multiple (2-5) Jenkins build slaves in AWS EC2. The master and slaves run Ubuntu 14.04. The slaves scale up and down dynamically. They compile Java/Scala projects build using SBT. To ...
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Preserving file permissions over sshfs when remote umask set correctly

I have a drive on a remote server that I've mounted on my local machine via sshfs. My umask on both my local machine and my remote dir are set to the same thing. When I touch a file either by ...
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Unable to mount remote folder with sshfs

Both are ubuntu machines. I checked the IP of my other machine which is pingable as well. But When I do sudo sshfs r@192.168.1.4:/home/r/ /home/r/link/, it does not work. I get the message Connection ...
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SSHFS LOOKUP() errors

I'm newer in using sshfs. I realize that when I edit a file in sshfs mount point, the save command is very slow. I did put the debug option "-o debug", and this erros are showed at save command: ...
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sshfs does not mount automatically on remote server bounce

I have 2 ubuntu servers, successfully mounted a directory from server1 into server2. When I bounce the server1, how do I make sure the directory gets automatically mounted on server2 ? sudo sshfs ...