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I created a key pair to connect to a Synology disk from 12.04. Deployed, edit ~/.ssh/config to automatically use it. Tested:

ssh user@remotesynology

-> works like a charm. Tested on a second remote machine (running Ubuntu server) -> works.

Now tested:

sshfs user@theubuntuserver: /home/user/ubuntuserver

-> works


sshfs user@remotesynology: /home/user/remotesynology

-> error:

read: Connection reset by peer

I had a look at this issue, but that doesn't seem to apply (I have the user in the fuse group, and it works for the other machine) and I don't get a permission denied error.

What do I miss?

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A sftp server needs to be installed manually.

Method one described here worked for me:


After it's done you also need to restart the sshd service on the NAS. I did that by disabling/re-enabling ssh under "Terminal" on the Control Panel.

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I don't think he's using SFTP; you should only need an SSH daemon for this. –  khamer May 25 '12 at 12:50
SSH doesn't have a file system mode, so I suspect that SSHFS actually does use FTP. And AFAIK SFPT is FTP through SSH. –  stwissel May 25 '12 at 15:22
Worked like a charm! Thx –  stwissel May 25 '12 at 16:45

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