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 @reboot with the crontab.

I tried this python script here (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=135113) but it just doesn't seem to work. Note that while security is a priority, I am running out of ideas and storing the password as human-readable does not concern me right now. My data server requires a 24hr reboot, and auto-mounting afterwards is a must.

For the purposes of simplicity, lets say my information is as follows:

Remote Server: server.com

Remote User: USER

Remote Location: /home/USER/USER.server.com

Local Mount Point: /home/USER/webfolder


if you use ssh with ssh-key then you just have to add your identity to authorized_keys on your server. more here

after you have done this you can just use sshfs in any cron job without any password

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