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I'm trying to mount a folder over ssh using sshfs. Evertime I do so I get the error

No such file or directory

My terminal:

user@computer:~$ sshfs admin@server.com:/volume1/somedir ~/mnt/somedir
admin@server.com's password: 
admin@server.com:/volume1/somedir: No such file or directory

This is Ubuntu 12.04 connecting to a Synology NAS with DS4.1

What am I doing wrong here?

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sshfs admin@server.com:/remotedir ~/mnt/localdir

where remotedir is dir you normally specify after volume1


sshfs admin@server.com:/ ~/mnt/localdir
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up vote 1 down vote accepted

So aparently when connecting to sftp on a Synology, / is the list of shares. So I just have to do:

sshfs admin@server.com:/somedir ~/mnt/somedir
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What happens if you do: ssh admin@server.com ls /volume1/somedir –  James L Oct 12 '12 at 19:23
It returns the directory listing, as expected –  csauve Oct 12 '12 at 21:44

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