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I cannot connect to UBfs using SSHFS on Linux

Learn which steps you can take if you cannot connect to UBfs using SSHFS.

You must be using one of the following to use SSHFS to access UBfs:

Installing needed modules

Your distribution may have different commands or different names. This command should work on a typical Ubuntu-based distribution:

sudo apt-get install sshfs

Creating a mount point

Create a folder, such as ubfs, into which to mount your UBfs files with the correct permissions:

sudo mkdir /ubfs

sudo chmod a+rwx /ubfs

Mounting your UBfs Space

Mount UBfs to your folder /ubfs to access your UBfs space:

sshfs ubitname@ubunix.buffalo.edu:/ubfs/myfiles/1st_UBIT_letter/2nd_UBIT_letter/UBITname/  /ubfs/

where ubitname is your UBITname and 1st_UBIT_letter and 2nd_UBIT_letter are the first and second letters of your UBITname.

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