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In IIS7.x, does WebDAV only authenticate against Windows accounts?

In IIS7.x, does WebDAV only authenticate against Windows accounts? Do I need to create local windows accounts for each WebDAV user? Is there a way to use 'IIS Manager Users' instead?
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FTP-like folder with mass copy protection

This is something I'm trying to find a solution to for a couple of weeks now. I have a folder on my server which I'd like to share with my partners overseas but I have a very specific demands from it ...
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Questions regarding the command: “net use * http://myserver.com”

Apparently I'm able to net use * http://servername.com and this concept is completely new to me. Does this mean I'm using WebDAV? What are the security implications? How can I read/write ...
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IIS + WebDAV + PHP

I'd like to edit source files directly on my IIS server using WebDAV. I have WebDAV set up, but unfortunately when I try to edit a php file, it serves up the output of the PHP file, not the source ...
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davmail and bpos

We are in the processes, due to a number of reasons, of migrating all our staff mail to BPOS, Microsoft's online exchange service. We have a number of Linux boxes in the office, and Microsoft don't ...
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IIS7 WebDAV Browsing

I'm creating Virtual Directories in IIS7 so that external people can browse various documents. It's all looking good, except the browsing is in a dull text format. How can I create more of a "Windows ...
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SVN Web-dav isn't asking for authenication

We are running a Ubuntu 9.10 server with Web-Dav to host an SVN repository. Here's my dav_svn.conf settings for it: <Location /svn/myrepo> DAV svn SVNPath /home/svn/myrepo ...
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How can I access a webDAV folder as a UNC share?

first of all I am just getting to know about webDAV and appreciate your patience. I have a virtual directory on IIS 6 (windows 2003) that is based on a network share on a file server different from ...
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How does AuthzSVNAccessFile work?

I have set up an SVN repo with WebDAV access. For some reason it does not let checkout. Here is my httpd.conf part: <Location /svn> DAV svn SVNParentPath /home/svn/repositories ...
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How to set default umask for Tomcat webdav servlet?

The title says it all. I need Tomcat's webdav servlet to create files with rw-rw-r-- rights, but it keeps creating it as rw-r--r--. I tried to set up umask in /etc/profile, but it didn't help ...
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Authentication in Apache2 with mod_dav_svn

I'm having some trouble setting up authentication in Apache2 for a SVN repository that's being served using mod_dav_svn. Here is my Apache config for the directory: <Location /svn> DAV svn ...
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Networked filesystem with user level security for linux

I want to enable file sharing between servers and clients, both linux. I don't want to rely on machine trust like in NFSv4 because client users will have root privileges. What are my options besides ...
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WebDav Excel 2010 on WinXP

I'm experiencing a problem accessing WebDav directory with Excel 2010 - all files open in read-only mode. I have no problems doing the same with Excel 2003. Any ideas?
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A free WebDAV client for Windows?

I'd like to copy files from a network drive to a SharePoint site (perhaps as a mapped drive). What's a good client to do so? Obviously Windows (XP) Explorer is bad, I'm trying RichCopy at the ...
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Is there a way to use individual DSA key-pairs for Apache (WebDAV) Authentication?

I'm basically looking for a way to allow for secure, but password-less authentication to SVN through WebDAV (I would rather not use svn+ssh.) I know this is possible with SSH, is it possible with ...
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How to edit files directly on webdav in windows

I have a webDAV setup with the cPanel webdisk. I can connect to it through NetHood and I can drag and drop files to/from there. What I can't do is simply edit any of the files directly. I need to copy ...
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using ftp or webdav?

if i want to mount remote folders in my mac and use them as a local one, should i use webdav over ftp? basically, i have read that webdav is better than ftp (old protocol). does this mean that i ...
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WebDav rename fails on an Apache mod_dav install behind NginX

I'm trying to solve a problem with renaming files over WebDav. Our stack consists of a single machine, serving content through Nginx, Varnish and Apache. When you try to rename a file, the operation ...
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Hosting a subversion working copy in an remote WebDAV folder

This might be a bit awkward, but I'll try to explain what I am trying to achieve and what problems I encountered. First of all: whats this about? I am currently trying to set up a distributed working ...
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REST on *just* IIS7 (without a webframework)

I want to upload files directly to IIS7 (in this case I am using the WebRequest object in .NET). Thus I need IIS7 to accept POST, PUT, and DELETE verbs such that I can upload and delete files on the ...
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The easiest way to set up an encrypted SVN repository?

I'm using Subversion and TortoiseSVN under Windows, connecting to a Linux webserver running svnserve. I have basic shell access to the Linux webserver. I have a non-encrypted link working, i.e. I can ...
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WebDav uploads fail on files with certain characters on Apache

Have webdav uploads working great on one our boxes but anytime there is a ; # or * (and maybe a few others) the upload fails. That is expected since they're restricted characters but I'm curious if ...
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Authenticating with Exchange WebDAV / Outlook Web Access

I'm having issues accessing Exchange WebDav / OWA from any machine but the IIS & Exchange server. We've got a small development domain running Windows 2003. One server (which we'll call IIS_box) ...
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Any way to map WebDAV with SSL as network drive in Windows XP?

I'm trying to map WebDAV with SSL as a network drive in Windows XP. (I've been at this for several hours) I can read the share just fine using a browser and with Network Places, but it refuses to ...
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Apache dav modules produce cadaver: Could not access / (not WebDAV-enabled?)

I installed apache then I am able to access the default page from the command line: $ wget http://127.0.1.1 Using webmin in web browser: https://localhost:10000/ Servers>Apache ...
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webDav server edit

I do have access to a web-dav server, and I configured it using "Add network Places" in my local XP machine. Can anyone let me know what tools are available if I would like to edit files on server.
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How popular is WebDAV in reality?

I'm working on a PHP development tool and implement FTP/SFTP at the moment for remote file access. I wonder how popular WebDAV is for web development. I have to say that among developers i've never ...
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OS X Snow Leopard Server SVN WebDav setup issue

I followed this article (http://agileshrugged.com/blog/?p=14) to setup my SVN server on OS X Server 10.6.2. I'm trying to use the web based service instead of svn+ssh. The problem is when I get to ...
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WebDav; Restrict to directory on a per-user or per-group basis?

Using Apache / WebDAV / mod_auth_mysql, is it possible to restrict users' (or groups') access to specific directories as defined in the MySQL auth table? More specifically, I would like to specify ...
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SMB administrative Shares (C$) not accessible on a server running SharePoint - WebDAV MiniRedir reports PROPFIND not implemented

I've just moved in for a new job, so not much detail. My workstation runs Windows 7. We have a SharePoint 2007 server (Windows 2003) for development which fails to provide access via SMB ...
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Windows 7 - store network password

Windows 7 keeps asking for a password every time I mount a webdav. I don't want to store a password in a .bat file because it's so insecure. Is there any way to force system store it? Manually ...
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How to map authenticated Apache users to their own directory?

I am trying to offer our users an Apache WebDav space where they can store their calendar (.ics) files. I've got Dav and LDAP authentication running already. But I fail to jail users to some ...
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Giving apache user the rights to modify subversion repositories

I'm developing a front end to our subversion setup using WebDAV, XSL stylesheets and some php scripts to interface the svn binary. I wrote a simple shell script that sets up a project based on our ...
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Tell me the pros and cons of using WebDAV over SSL for file server access instead of SMB

In the organisation I'm in we have a mixture of OS X and windows XP. For years the Macs have also connected via SMB to the fileserver, however it's always been a bit flaky. On OS X it's prone to ...
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How can I configure Apache to redirect a subdirectory to a subversion repo?

I have an old subversion repository that was set up as the only repo on a machine. We accessed the URLs like this: http://myserver.com/svn/trunk/... http://myserver.com/svn/branches/... We're ...
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Copy file to WebDAV via Command Line on Windows 2003

I need to copy a file from a Windows 2003 server to a WebDAV folder (on the same server, if it matters). This operation will be performed via a batch script executed via Scheduled Tasks. I've ...
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Trouble setting up WebDAV

0 vote down star Rather than using FTP to access my hosting provider, which I read is unsecure, I'm trying to set up WebDAV (which I've never done before). I don't see WebDAV in the Actions pane of ...
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SVN & Apache via WebDAV

I'm trying to configure Apache to run with SVN. This works pretty well except the authentication. # /etc/init.d/apache2 restart * Restarting web server apache2 apache2: Syntax error on line 185 of ...
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Can WebDAV be configured to give me access to directories outside of its own root?

I need to read and write to a directory which is a peer to my WebDAV root. The WebDAV root is "$TOMCAT_HOME/webapps/webdav". I would like to write to "$TOMCAT_HOME/webapps/myApp". Can it be ...
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Is SVNParentPath recursive?

I would like to give students SVN repositories, and separate them by project, so that commits to one project don't increase the revision number in unrelated projects. Then I'd like to group them into ...
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Restricting Access to Multiple SVN repositories hosted via WebDAV

I need to create and operate a number of student SVN repositories, and create some fine grained access controls to prevent students from cheating while allowing instructors to access the revision ...
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Strange Apache Webdav situation (OSX Will connect, Ubuntu will not)

So basically my situation is that I have an Apache 2.2 webserver running on Linux on another box, and I have it configured to serve up webdav. Now here's the weird part, I can access the server just ...
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How can I upload/download or modify .htaccess files using WebDAV?

I've set up a Ubuntu server with Apache 2. Instead of FTP I'm using WebDAV upload/download files. Works great. But it is not possible to upload/download or modify .htaccess files, because the Apache ...
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“Permission Denied” Errors Serving SVN/WebDAV to Mac OS X

I am setting up a server for a small office. Due to technical difficulties, they had files disappearing constantly. In order to prevent this, I am setting up Apache with Autoversioned Subversion over ...
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How to hide files in Apache 2.2 WebDAV Directory listings

I use Apache 2.2 as WebDAV file server to a bunch of Mac and MS Windows clients. Unfortunately both clutter the filesystem with files like .DS_Store or thumbs.db. Since hte files distract my users i ...
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Do WebDAV mapped drives work similar as network mapped drives

I'm trying to share an Excel 2007 Workbook with Sharing capability. I already tried sharing it over the network from my computer and it worked perfectly. Multiple users were able to open/edit/save it ...
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Excel file always opens in Read-Only mode over WebDAV

I mapped a WebDAV drive in my Windows Explorer. I can access files and browse etc. But. When I try to open my Excel file it always opens in Read-only mode. How do I open a file so it opens with write ...
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WebDAV “PROPFIND” exception in IIS due to network share?

We're finding continuous exceptions in our event viewer on our live box to the following exception: Process information: Process ID: 3916 Process name: w3wp.exe Account name: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK ...
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WebDAV mapped drive asking for username and password

Since we migrated domains we're having problems with mapping a drive using a WebDAV connection in our login script. It's a simple net use x: \\server.domain.com\folder Which used to authenticate ...
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WebDav put of application extensions fails

We have an IIS 6 server running a WebDav site. Users successfully connect and upload most files. The files they cannot upload are the ones that are mapped to extensions, such as PHP or ASP. I ...