SSH File System (sshfs). A tool that uses SSH to mount a remote filesystem on a local machine.

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Mount remote directory using SSH

How to mount a remote directory using SSH to be available same as if it is a local directory?
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How can I ensure that my sshfs mounted drives stay connected as much as possible?

I have been trying to get this to work forever and ever and it's just past my ability now. I have read just about everything I can on this...and yet I can't resolve the issue. Here's the short story. ...
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How to use mv to move a file between two partitions

I have two partitions of an external drive mounted on computer A. A's "media" folder is then mounted using sshfs on computer B. On B I can move files between the two partitions in the file manager. I ...
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How to resolve “/bin/sh: 1: sshfs: not found” when trying to mount remote drive?

I'm trying to mount a remote drive on a server that I have SSH access to using fuse/sshfs I created a mount point at /mnt/review/server and created the following entry in my fstab, as per ArchWiki: ...
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modprobe fuse returns module fuse not found

I have ubuntu 12.04 and the kernel version is 2.6.32 Linux user1 2.6.32-042stab083.2 #1 SMP Fri Nov 8 18:08:40 MSK 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux When i run the command modprobe fuse it says ...
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Can't Mount SSHFS via FSTAB, but can mount via CLI. How do I get FSTAB to mount properly?

I have setup password less SSH access and it works properly. I'm unable to automatically mount my SSHFS. This works: sshfs root@192.168.0.2:/vmfs/volumes/ESATA01/ ~/VPS However, when inserted into ...
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automatically unmount sshfs network drives before VPN disconnects on suspend

Reasonably new linux user here. For my work, I regularly mount two network drives via sshfs in Xubuntu 15.05. Now I've written a little bash script to mount/unmount both drives & create a symlink ...
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Cannot SSHFS mount user home directory

I am attempting to setup a centralized home-directory server through sshfs and pam-mount. Currently I am stuck at this point: When attempting to mount the remote home directory sshfs just gets ...
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Can I use fstab to mount ssh without pub keys and without entering a password?

I regularly have to mount a path via ssh from a server I don't have root access to. Pub key authentication is disabled and I cannot enable it and they won't enable it. Pub key authentication is no ...
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SSHFS - File time not updating

I have an apache webserver that has the code mounted through SSHFS. When I make a change to a file on the remote computer, the webserver does not show the change. If I interact with the file in any ...
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mount sshfs at boot using /etc/fstab

I'm trying to edit /etc/fstab in order to mount a drive from my server on my personal workstation. However I am having issues: selah@selah-OptiPlex-9020:~$ cat /etc/fstab | grep wwbp ...
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How to run a script, depending on internet connection

I often mount a remote drive using sshfs. I would love to have this mount automatically. However, if I mount it in my .bashrc or startup scripts, the mount often fails because my wireless internet ...
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files & directories are not share on server with 777 permission using sshfs

I am successfully mount the remote directories on my local directories, I have to created folder and files with 777 permission so others can able to access this files so that's why I used umask=000 ...
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Trying to login using sshfs into Ubuntu

Im using amazon web services, and I've setup ubuntu on there. Im now trying to get access to the files on the websites running with their corresponding users and folders in /home/. Normally, you ...
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sshfs with fstab: connection reset by peer

I am trying to allow my laptop (Ubuntu 13.04) to access my PC (Lubuntu 13.04) hard drive through SSHFS. I'm using RSA keys to connect. It works perfectly fine if I type this in the terminal: sshfs ...
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I can SSH into a remote host but get “Connection reset by peer” with SSHFS, what do I miss?

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 ...
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Problem mounting ssfsh with fstab

So, I'm trying to mount a local network folder through sshfs. The following is in my fstab: jackie@192.168.2.33:/home/jackie/.kodi/ /home/jackie/KBox/ fuse.sshfs ...
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Limiting curlftpfs/sshfs overhead in Nautilus, or any other file manager

I've automounted four FTP directories with curlftpfs and two SFTP directories with sshfs in my /etc/fstab on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04. When I open the /mnt folder in which all directories are mounted, ...
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Ubuntu system/server freezing over time

I have an Ubuntu system that I am using as both a local photo display in our building (via eog) and a webserver via sshfs. Since a clean mount location is needed for SSHFS, restarting the server ...
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System hang when using SSHFS

This is just a quick note that I want to share with others. It is about the problem that I encountered with my office machine. It was hanging continuously when ssh mount was used. The main problem is, ...
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SSHFS to make remote external drive visible in Nautilus?

Host is running OpenSSH server at 192.168.1.23 and contains three drives: /dev/sda (Ubuntu OS running server) with /home/<username> /dev/sdb as a fixed drive with music, and /dev/sdc as an ...
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Can Natuilus setup SSHFS like/instead of SFTP?

I have Nautilus set up to mount a remote filesystem using SFTP. That works fine, so far, but SFTP seems to have some issues I find unhelpful: When I overwrite an existing text file, the group read ...
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Automatically mount/umount sshfs on vpn-up and vpn-down

this problem is really frustrating me. I have the following script to mount/unmount a sshfs upon a vpn connection (vpn-up) and vpn-down. I have this script in /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/ ...
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Kill SSHFS at shutdown? (systemd / upstart)

Apparently having an SSHFS mountpoint active while trying to restart or shutdown Ubuntu can cause the system to hang. I would really like to avoid having to possibly power cycle, due to using an md ...
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SSHFS tutorial clarification in help.ubuntu.com/community/SSHFS

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SSHFS describes how to use SSHFS. The description is somewhat ambiguous. I have tried several combinations of the permissions and ownerships of the directories ...
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Cannot create new files through sshfs

I'm having problems creating new files using sshfs. I can update an existing file, but creating a new file (using an editor or cp) throws an error ("permission denied" or, more often, "software caused ...
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How do I mount a directory with SSHFS and then mount a child directory separately?

I am trying to minimize the refresh time on my website. Basically, I have a main website directory I am mounting, but one folder that is inconveniently increasing the refresh time. I was wondering ...
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Auto-Mount web server with SSHFS

Okay, I'm running out of ideas here. Because of the password authentication with SSHFS and because SSH keys do not seem to be supported on the web server, I am simply looking for a script I can run ...
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sshfs You do not have the permissions necessary to view the contents of mounted directory

Hello I am pretty new to using sshfs and I can view my mounted directory when I use root under the terminal. I do this by using sudo -i Then I can navigate to my mounted directory and view my ...
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How can I view all the folders currently mounted through sshfs?

I mounted several folders through sshfs and I lost track of them. Can anyone guide me how do I list all the folders that are currently mounted using sshfs?
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Auto mount sshfs volume through fstab with password auth

I have a headless server running Ubuntu 12.04.4 that needs to come back up after a reboot without user intervention. There is an existing manual process that involves looking at files on a remote ...
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Logging onto work VPN using linux

I am new to linux. I was using windows for years now ,and my work from home was done by using vnc viewer. I use vnc to log into an linux system. Now I am using a linux system , is there any way i can ...
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Mounting via cifs or sshfs at boot depending on wifi SSID

I have a ubuntu home server 12.10 that is available over the internet for SSH connections. I also have my ubuntu laptop that I use at home and when on the road. What I would like is that during the ...
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SSH copy ID failed

Where should be an error? Local PC is Ubuntu. command: ssh-copy-id user@example.com result: /usr/bin/ssh-copy-id: INFO: attempting to log in with the new key(s), to filter out any that are ...
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sshfs - No such file or directory

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 ...
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Editing remote files via SSHFS mount very slow (Sublime Text)

I'm trying to nail down the best way to work on projects located on a remote server. I use Sublime Text and I've been experimenting with SSHFS on Ubuntu to mount the remote directory locally and then ...
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Permission denied on SSHFS automount

I am trying to set up an SSHFS connection between two Ubuntu machines, using /etc/fstab so that they automount from the beginning. I have created an .ssh directory in my home dir on both machines, I ...
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“Connection reset by peer” when getting sshfs to mount?

I am trying to mount a remote directory using sshfs, but I'm getting the connection reset by peer error: Is there a solution for this?
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How to mount network drive so that it can be used from applications and on wifi

I wish to set up a network drive for storing my personal photos. I already have a server and a 'pictures' user on the server. I planned to store the photos in the home directory of this user. I ...
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sshfs mounts with user privileges but for umount I need root. why? how?

I'm trying to unmount from nautilus, the directory created by sshfs, but I get this error: Unable to unmount dir umount: /home/user/dir is not in the fstab (and you are not root) I'm not getting ...
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Permissions issues with mounting remote server into a specific folder

I'm doing the following to mount a remote server to a specific path on my server: sshfs user@remoteserver.com:/backup/folder/ /home/myuser/server-backups/ However when I mount the server the folder ...
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sshfs is not mounting automatically at boot, despite /etc/fstab configuration

Setting up some Ubuntu (13.04) workstation, I am trying to have a remote filesystem mounted (over ssh). The current config I created user someuser and added it to the fuse group My fstab entry ...
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Very slow speed while mounting via SSHFS

My host is ubuntu 12.04. My guest is vanilla 3.0.33 kernel with custom rootfs. I have encountered the subj problem, while mounting host folder on the guest machine via sshfs. sshfs ...
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Mounting a drive using sshfs

I am trying mount a remote drive using sshfs on ubuntu 12.04. I follow the steps here: http://xmodulo.com/2013/04/how-to-mount-remote-directory-over-ssh-on-linux.html But after I did sshfs ...
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Can I “bring directories with me” when I ssh into another machine?

At my university, I ssh into a ubuntu computing cluster to run software such as matlab and mathematica. I like to keep the files that I create on my own (ubuntu) machine so that (1) they are all in ...
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SSHFS messes up everything if i lose connection

This is becoming increasingly annoying and borderline despairing: I use sshfs to mount directories from remote servers. I work in a laptop with a docking station so I'm usually connected through ...
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Mount Ubuntu shares remotely with Mac and Windows

First time on here so please be gentle! I have setup a small school network with a Ubuntu 12.04 Server for use as a fileserver mainly. I have managed to set the server up (all command line based - no ...
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What is the path and command of mounted folder when I “connect to server”?

I am trying mount a remote machine filesystem to my local machine. The remote machine is a computation cluster which has two file systems. I have space on both file systems and I have a link on my ...
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Back up SSHFS network drive to Crashplan?

I often develop and test code on several remote machines, which aren't all on the same NFS filesystem. For interactive work, I usually use SSHFS to mount remote filesystems on my local machine. For ...
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How to auto mount using sshfs?

I am using the following command to mount a ssh ubuntu directory to my ubuntu pc. sshfs user@192.xx.xx.xx.xx:/dir/dir /home/username/mount/xxx My question is, can I create a script for this in my ...