[kwlug-disc] What are people using in Windows to map drives to their sftp servers?

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Thu Nov 4 17:32:13 EDT 2010

On Thu, Nov 04, 2010 at 02:10:44PM -0400, unsolicited wrote:
> So ... my sftp server is up (internal use).
> What are people using from their Win (XP and/or 7) machines to map
> drives into their sftp sites? (Crossing the internet in the process.)

Who is using this? Just you or a lot of non-technical users? 

Do you need a drive letter or is making a fake (non-mappable) folder enough?

My quick google search revealed Swish, which looks reasonably
promising: http://www.swish-sftp.org/

> Am I right in thinking we're talking about a WebDAV to SFTP <thing> here?

Oh I hope not. That sounds hideous. 

- Paul


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