Heterogeneous File Sharing Recommendations?

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 09:43:13 MST 2010


Kimball Larsen wrote:
> Thanks - this is helpful, though possibly not a viable alternative
> for my environment.  I forgot to mention the relative computer skill
> level of some of my users.  While I use shared keys and ssh / scp
> most of the time to throw files around on our network, the other
> users range in level of competency from someone who can get around a
> little in a shell to people who confuse their mouse with their sewing
> machine foot pedal.

MacFusion and MacFuse make sshfs brain-dead easy.  My sister uses it all
the time.  The sshfs-mounted volumes show up as a normal volume in the
finder and every thing just works on OS X clients.  Give it a shot.
It's very slick.

Just install MacFusion.app and the MacFuse pkg.  That's all it takes.



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