sshfs vs nfs
christopher.rob.jones at cern.ch
Tue Jul 13 21:35:27 UTC 2010
On 13 Jul 2010, at 6:59pm, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> 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.
Agreed. NFS is completely insecure so OK (perhaps) in some closed network environments, but anything that goes via the general internet, sshfs is by far better.
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