Mount FTP servers on Linux as folder

Mounting FTP server as folders on Linux is easy!

Start out by installing the CurlFtpFS package. On CentOS this is done by:

yum install curlftpfs

(Requires the EPEL repo)

To mount, simply invoke invoke

curlftpfs ftp://user:password@example.com /mnt/ftp_mounted

That’s it!

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4 thoughts on “Mount FTP servers on Linux as folder

    1. Stanislav Khromov Post author

      Either Fuse is not installed, not working, or you are inside a virtualized container that does not support Fuse (iirc OpenVZ does not allow it by default)

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