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access local usb dongle on server through ssh

I need to install in my server a software that is sold in micro sd cards or usb sticks. How can I access the localhost usb from the server?

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Hello,

I could suggest a couple of things:

  • You could upload the files from your USB to your Droplet via SFTP for example:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/how-to/transfer-files/

  • Alternatively, you could use SSHFS to mount your server’s filesystem on your PC so you could access it just as a local filesystem:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-sshfs-to-mount-remote-file-systems-over-ssh

Regards, Bobby