Mount NFS Locally

Posted June 5, 2019 2.2k views
DigitalOceanBlock StorageUbuntu 18.04

Hello there,

Do you provide NFS service which can be mounted directly (without a proxy server), i.e NFS-As-A-Service?

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You can follow this article in order to setup NFS mount:

Alternative is using sshfs:

If performance is an issue, consider SSHFS. It’s slightly slower than unencrypted NFS traffic, but usually much faster than tunnelled NFS.


by Paul White
Luckily there is a way to mount your VPS file system to your local computer so you can make changes on the fly and treat your droplet as local storage.