Mounting your Nikhef home directory using SSH

by Jan Just Keijser (
Updated 23/Nov/2020


With SSH access to Nikhef ( it is possible to mount your home directory at Nikhef as a Windows share on your local computer, at home or whenever you are away from the office. This tutorial tries to explain how you can set up these Windows shares on Windows 10.

Note: You can also do this on older versions of Windows, such as 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8. Links to the legacy tutorials for this are below.

Of course it is also possible and much easier to do this on Linux, but that is not the aim of this HOWTO ;-)

The concept behind mounting shares using SSH is this:
This tutorial has been tested on Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10: For Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8 the following legacy tutorial pages are available:
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