* Lewis Thompson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [20031107 18:01]: wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 05:56:43PM +0300, Odhiambo Washington wrote:
> > * Lewis Thompson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [20031107 17:28]: wrote:
> > > At my university everything is firewalled and the only way I can
> > > transfer files to/from my account is to use sftp -- but that gets quite
> > > painful after a while.
> > 
> > What do you mean by quite painful? sftp should be very easy to use
> Yeah, it is fairly easy to use but it's still annoying to be doing it.
> In reality what I want is to edit the remote files directly.  I don't
> want to be copying back/forth.  It can't really be automated either,
> since I'm not doing the same task over and over.
> > Basically you have to ask the folks administering your systems if they
> > allow NFS and I doubt it already.
> No, they don't.  Pretty much the only thing allowed is ssh/sftp.
> > > Or can anybody suggest any other way I might achieve something similar?
> > > Bear in mind I am actually restricted to sftp/ssh.
> > 
> > Forget your ideas. Tell us what it is that you want to be doing.
> I want my remote home directory (available just by ssh) to be
> transparently available from a local directory :P

I don't know how to do that via ssh, but I know how to execute commands
remotely via SSH:

ssh remote_host -t -A /usr/bin/ee /path/to/some/file


        Best regards,
        Odhiambo Washington
        Wananchi Online Ltd.

Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
A: Why is top posting frowned upon?


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