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We've got a SharePoint farm set up and can access it via WebDav in Explorer like so: \ourlocalSharepoint. None of the servers are able to access the files in this manner, only client machines. But all can get to the web url, http://ourlocalSharepoint. I think the win2k3 image we are using to install has had some bits removed/turned off, but since I wasn't the one who did it, I don't know what was done to the win2k3 installer. What bits/services need to be turned on so a windows box can access webdav folders?

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It would be helpful to know or see the specific error message you are receiving when you browse the Sharepoint site and try to go to Explorer View –  Kevin Kuphal Jun 9 '09 at 21:46

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Go into services.msc and enable the WebClient service.

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That was it Sean! Thanks! –  chris.w.mclean Jun 10 '09 at 19:24

Install the WebDav client on your server

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=17C36612-632E-4C04-9382-987622ED1D64&displaylang=en

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Tried that. Still no dice. The issue is that it will not even find the web dav folders. –  chris.w.mclean Jun 9 '09 at 21:35
    
Did you disable protected mode? Tools->Internet Options->Security. Also add your site to the Intranet zone –  Kevin Kuphal Jun 9 '09 at 21:38

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