SSHFS (SSH Filesystem) is a filesystem client for mounting remote directories on your machine, using an SSH connection.
By using it you can access, read, edit files from a remote machine on your local machine, as long as you have an account in the remote machine.
sudo apt update sudo apt install sshfs
Use homebrew: If homebrew is not installed run the installation command:
/usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
Once brew is installed, run:
brew cask install osxfuse brew install sshfs
Mounting the Remote File System with sshfs
sshfs command essential parameters:
sshfs user@host:remote_directory local_mount_directory
How to mount:
Create a directory in your local machine, to be use as a mount point
Mount host remote directory onto the ~/remote directory
ssh user@host:/full/path/to/remote/dir ~/remote
How to unmount
To unmount the remote dir from the local directory we use the
umount NOT unmount, BUT umount