Mounting a remote filesystem with sshfs

Tuesday, 21 November 2006, 12:12 AM EST

I recently had need (actually, more of a want thing) to mount a remote server from my laptop. The server in question has NFS running, so I figured it would be easy to mount my home directory on the server to some location on my laptop. It was simple. But when I mount it, all the files in my home directory were owned by some user which does not exist on my laptop. I thought I had tackled this problem in the past and found a way to map IDs from one system to another system when you NFS mount. Googling around turned up “idmap”, but I didn’t find clear documentation on how to configure it to do what I wanted, particularly when I only own the client side.

At O'Reilly.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

How to talk infosec with kids

Posted on 17 September 2014.  |  It's never too early to talk infosec with kids: you simply need the right story. In fact, as cyber professionals it’s our duty to teach ALL the kids in our life about technology. If we are to make an impact, we must remember that children needed to be taught about technology on their terms.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Sep 19th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //