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SSHFS is a filesystem, that works over a SSH tunnel.

In order to mount a remote file system (e.g. from your development host) on your local account on the main host (bren) issue these commands:

$ ssh-copy-id -i ~/.ssh/ username@host
$ mkdir <-p> <mountpoint>
$ sshfs <username>@<hostip>:/home <mountpoint>

where the ssh-copy-id copies your public ssh-key to the remote host and where ~/.ssh/ is where your ssh keys resides. If there are no you should generate a pair of keys:

$ ssh-keygen

just hit enter to all prompts.

Then you shall create the mountpoint - that is the directory on where you will mount the remote filesystem. The -p creates all directories if they do not exists.

Finally issue the sshfs command to mount the remote file system on the mountpoint.

Now the filesystem on the remote development host is available on your primary host (bren).