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Re: NFS + Cygwin + SSH + ssh keys => :(

On Thu, 16 Aug 2007, Gerry Steele wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been setting up some scripts to help port some stuff we do to
> windows.
> To make it work we need to integrate with NFS shared stuff, so we used
> the SFU from MS. Which i understand is a repackaged nfs client et al.
> from MKS.
> however we couldn't access NFS drives from the ssh shell. I found a
> workaround by running something like:
> c:/SFU/common/mount.exe X:
> in the cygwin bash shell right after login. This works perfectly. and
> could be put in the bashrc.
> However, when I logged in via SSH with keys enabled (needed to
> automate the process) and I try to map the drives, the mapping failed
> with an error. The error goes away if you use
> ssh ... -o PubkeyAuthentication=no ...
> and the drives map perfectly again. I vote that this is the most
> annoying bug i've ever seen. anyone know a workaround?

There isn't one, unless you make the shares public.  See
<> for details.
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