sshfs Command Quick-Start for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
The Unix Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with the sshfs Filesystem Client Command on Mac OS X File System to Exchange Content with a Remote Machine.
The SSHFS (SSH Filesystem) is a filesystem client to Mount Locally and interact with directories and files located on a Remote Server or Workstation.
Open Terminal Window
Applications > Utilities > Terminal
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
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Installing sshfs for Mac OS X
sudo brew install sshfs
Mounting a Remote Directory Locally
sudo mkdir $HOME/<localDir>
sshfs <remoteUser>@<remoteIP>:/<remotePath> $HOME/<localDir>
For Security Reasons better Not to Run sshfs Command as Super-User…
To Login You may Need to Enter a Password.
Unmounting the Directory
umount -f $HOME/<localDir>
Of if it Doesn’t Works:
sudo umount -f $HOME/<localDir>
Do Not Try to Removing the Local Directory because You will Delete also the Remote One!!!
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