cygwin: how to mount linux FS from cygwin

Christopher Faylor
Wed Jul 11 14:30:00 GMT 2012

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 10:23:29AM -0400, ping wrote:
>On 6/29/2012 9:32 AM, ping wrote:
>> thanks Thorsten.
>> problem solved here by dokan sshfs tool.
>> I may try samba/nfs solution later when desired, but apparently sshfs
>> looks easier way as it does not require additional config/soft from the
>> server...
>> regards
>> ping
>> On 06/29/2012 04:16 AM, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>>> * ping (Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:01:34 -0400)
>>>> I just installed full cygwin and I now need to access a folder from
>>>> inside cygwin machine(win7). I did some google search but no good match.
>>>> are there any known best practice for that (e.g through SSH)?
>>>> the cygwin ssh client works fine but I just dont wanna bother to copy
>>>> DIRs ..
>>> Your options are SMB and NFS depending on which is setup on the server.
>>> You mount both with Windows tools (not Cygwin). Or you use a SCP/SFTP
>>> client like WinSCP or FileZilla.
>to continue with previous thread...
>so I'm now using dokan sshfs GUI tool to mount remote linux server FS 
>via ssh, everything (mostly) works, except:
>1) it's a GUI based tool, I don't see any command line options
>2) somehow I can't save the previous data, after pressing "save" button, 
>it pop up a warning dialog below.
>please share some thought if anyone experienced the same.

No, please go somewhere else to get thoughts on the "dokan sshfs GUI tool".
Presumably, they have a forum for dealing with users.  You should use it.

This is off-topic here.


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