Heterogeneous File Sharing Recommendations?

Kimball Larsen kimball at kimballlarsen.com
Fri Feb 5 15:01:44 MST 2010


On Feb 3, 2010, at 9:43 AM, Michael Torrie wrote:

> 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.

Michael, 

I've grabbed the above and tinkered - but can't get anything to connect.... does MacFusion support shared keys? I can't find anywhere to set it up to use them, and the *cough* documentation *cough* for MacFusion is ... well... slim on details. 

Thanks!

-- Kimball 





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