sshfs, nfs, etc. on FreeBSD
nlandys at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 00:21:31 UTC 2010
I'm looking for a lightweight, secure, and non-intrusive file sharing
system for 2 servers in a data center. For example I'd like to [as an
ordinary user] temporarily mount the home directory (/usr/home/) of
one server to a temporary mount point on the other server, and then,
assuming my user has sufficient read permissions, I'd like to run some
files in the home directories through a log file parser that I wrote.
Now I'm not a really big fan of NFS. I've just heard about sshfs. Is
this a recommended way to go? If so, is there any official
documentation on how to get sshfs going on FreeBSD? If there are some
better options than sshfs, what are they? I don't really want to scp
copy files between the 2 servers.
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