SSHFS (Secure SHell FileSystem) for Mounting Remote Linux Filesystems

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10 Responses

  1. Jaredis says:

    Only root has read rights after mounting, so not even root’s crontab can read those files. How do you mount readonly, all-users can access?

  2. Alex says:


    What about to keep Alive? I use that and work propertly but sometimes the conection is broken but not reconnect automatically. Can you help me with that?


  3. jakarta87 says:

    Very nice and friendly guide! Easy to do!

  4. Yaniv says:


    What about if my user name at the FTP is
    how to set it up?

  5. Shameek Bhattacharya says:

    Works well with Ubuntu 13.04 too

  6. hi..!! im geting this error when trying to mount

    fuse: failed to open /dev/fuse: Permission denied

    OS Centos 6 64 bits

  7. David says:

    Hi, using default installed CENTOS 6.3 ..

    # yum install sshfs
    Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security
    Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
    * base:
    * extras:
    * updates:
    Setting up Install Process
    No package sshfs available.
    Error: Nothing to do

    • Ravi Saive says:


      Sorry, the article is updated now, you just need to enable epel repository under your centos 6.3 to install sshfs.

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