[nycbug-talk] ipad remote storage question

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Wed May 18 19:56:08 EDT 2011

On 05/18/11 16:21, Marc Spitzer wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a roll out at work for 200+ ipads in the fall, 400 in 2 years,
> and we need to provide remote file storage/access.  I have spoken to
> apple about it and they are recommending webdav.  I was wondering if
> anyone else had any different ideas or product recommendations?
> Currently we are testing with apache/webdav and each user gets his own
>   <location></location>  stanza in apache config, its fine for 5-10 but
> will become a bit unwieldy when it grows.

You might consider looking at SSHFS.

When you say "file storage/access", do you mean ftp-style or more 
synchronous?  SSHFS is better for the former, not the latter, AFAIK.

I haven't looked at it in a while, but the OSX version was decently 
maintained. . .no idea if it runs on the iPad.


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