sshfs vs nfs

Jordon Bedwell jordon at
Tue Jul 13 17:59:41 UTC 2010

On 7/13/2010 6:06 AM, Michael Comperchio wrote:
> I have two machines, Lancelot, a tower that I sit at and work, and
> Gawain, a laptop that comes with me when I leave the 'office'. Both
> running 10.4 quite well. I simply want the Lancelot to be able to see my
> home directory on Gawain, and the other way around, when I am home.
> At this point I simply 'sshfs' mount the directories... is this an 'ok'
> way to do this, or should I putz around with nfs?

Personally, I would use SSH  to tunnel NFS securely anyways because I'm
not a fan of SNFS So to be honest, if SSHFS does the job for you then
use it till the day it stops working right and you need to find a more
fitting solution.


Jordon Bedwell

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