Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning is an extension to the HTTP/1.1 protocol that allows clients to perform remote Web content authoring operations.

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Connect via Webdav from Windows 7?

I'm trying to connect to an Alfresco server, via Webdav, from a Windows 7 client. I can create a web folder connection with the wizard, but there are three or more folder links created and none of ...
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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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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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Windows 7, HTTPS WebDav: Asks for password twice and fails. Any workarounds?

I have a Dav server running with PHP SabreDav (code.google.com/p/sabredav/wiki/Windows) on Cherokee at an HTTPS secured URL. It's set to use https, and uses Digest Authentication. I can log in with ...
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Apache and per-user WebDAV DocumentRoot

I have a WebDAV user set up that currently gets usernames and passwords from my MySQL Database. I give users the option to use WebDAV for large file uploads (this is for a file sharing service I'm ...
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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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Does WebDAV even work on IIS 7? I say nay

AKA "When developers have to be their own sysadmins" I've tried every configuration from the top 10 stack overflow and server fault results for WebDAV 405 on IIS (for verb PROPFIND and PUT). I'm ...
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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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WebDAV for accessing fileserver for iOS apps

With the sudden onslaught of iOS apps that can use WebDAV for syncing, along with the fact that we are not happy with our user's data being stored in North Carolina (evil IT overlord strikes again) we ...
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How can I adjust subversion repository file permissions automatically for use w. Apache/DAV?

I've set-up a subversion server accessible with Apache/DAV and after screwing up the repositories file permissions a couple of days ago I started wondering if there's a better way to do this than the ...
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Managing Apache to Compensate for WebDAV's Security Masking

When a user creates a file via WebDAV, the default behavior is that the file is owned by the user and group running the Apache process, with a umask of 022. Unfortunately, this makes it impossible ...
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Could not open the lock database - Apache WebDAV setup

I configured a WebDAV server using Apache. Here is my configuration: DAVLockDB /var/www/DAVLock.db <Location /majid> AllowOverride None Options +Indexes DAV On AuthUserFile /...
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vhost setup for multiple SVN repositories on same server

I have 2 svn repos on my EC2 instance. They are located in /ebs/svn/repo1 & /ebs/svn/repo2. I have created a domain alias svn.mydomain.com, to point to the parent directory of above (/ebs/svn). ...
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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 moment....
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Best non-VPN Solution for remote access to SAMBA Shares? [closed]

The problem we have is simple and I doubt we're alone in having it, our users want access to their Windows shares from off-campus. We need a solution that's secure and simple. ATM we are running the ...
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Share .iso files on CentOS for remote mounting anywhere via Internet

I have a remote computer suppport business and we have the need to remotely mount .iso files on a client machine from time to time for use to grab driver updates and so on. We own a huge server on the ...
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mounting webdav as user (no sudo)

With FUSE it is possible to mount many things purely as a non privileged user. However, it seems that for webdav davfs2 is the preferred project, which appears to be a filesystem driver and uses the ...
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WebDAV Security and Hardening

What are the security ramifications that one should be aware of when considering using WebDAV? How does one go about securing it? What else should I know about it?
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PROPFIND requests from a Microsoft-WebDAV-MiniRedir/6.0.6002 user agent on Apache server where Samba is also running

Ok, here is the context. We've a server which is inside our network; on the server there is a Samba configured, providing access to a number of shares; there is also and Apache server providing other ...
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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 sub-...
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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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Shared folder mounted on OSX: NFS, WebDAV or AFP?

We are trying to figure out how to best mount a network share on OSX machines (only). We went with WebDAV initially which does what expected but it's extremely sluggish. Also the Finder seesm to have ...
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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 to upload/download files and it works great. However, it's not possible to upload/download or modify .htaccess files, ...
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Best practice to link with WebDAV, as FollowSymLinks doesn’t allow to show symlinks

Symbolic links are a widespread practice on linux to make a ressource (e.g. directory) available in another location without having to maintain several copies of it. This is implemented in many ...
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cadaver automatic login (WebDav Client)

I have been using cadaver recently, although is there a way to login automatically e.g. a one liner: cadaver http://webdav.server.com user=xxxxxxxxx pass=xxxxxxxxxxx I can't use davfs2, since my VPS ...
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WebDAV and Windows 7 client

I've enabled apache dav module on my site and configured digest authentication for it. Now i'm trying to connect windows drive to it. Command follows: net use z: http://dav.mysite.com/Files /user:...
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Mac WebDAV Connection Read-Only Issue on Windows Server 2008 WebDAV Folder

I set up Windows Server 2008 (x64) and installed the WebDAV extension to IIS 7 (also x64) and created a WebDAV share. I also created a self-signed certificate and enabled HTTPS on the box - requiring ...
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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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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 WebServer>...
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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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“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 use the current user credentials to access a WebDAV share?

We use WebDAV to share Outlook calendars. I set up a WebDAV server with IIS on Windows 2012 R2. It works fine. This Windows 2012 R2 is on the local network and it belongs to an Active Directory's ...
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Remotely copying files from WebDAV server?

My iDisk is about to expire, and I can access it through the WebDAV protocol. I own my own server, and I know it's possible to access my iDisk through WebDAV. I was wondering how I would go about ...
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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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Map Network Drive to a WebDAV Server via PowerShell

My goal is to map a network drive in Windows to a WebDAV server via PowerShell. I have a script that automatically creates an Azure VM with IIS installed and WebDAV configured. I can successfully map ...
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WebDAV and Windows 7, no write access

I have configured my Apache 2.4.10 with WebDAV: DavLockDB "/etc/httpd/var/DavLock" Alias /public "/srv/webdav/public" <Directory "/srv/webdav/public"> Dav On AllowOverride None Options ...
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How to forbid usage of web.config files?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with IIS7.5 installed. I need to provide users with read-write access to some directory tree via WebDAV. The same users will also be able to reach the same directories ...
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How to add a web folder via command line (Windows)

I am trying to add a web folder via command line in windows. At first I though I should use the "net use" command, but when I tried I kept getting System error 67: C:>net use * http://dev....
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Publishing Outlook Calendars. What is the server-side setting for sync frequency?

I'm working on a custom implementation of a server (VERY basic WebDAV) that accepts Outlook's published calendars. Outlook seems to have a setting (see the screenshot below) where it accepts a ...
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Use Kerberos ticket to access WebDAV

Using Apache's mod_dav as the server, Samba 4.1.17 as the server and any version of Windows from 7 upwards as the client how can I mount a WebDAV share using Kerberos for the authentication? ...
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Write access on Apache WebDAV server

I have set up a WebDAV server running Arch Linux 3.19.3 and Apache 2.4, according to the Arch Wiki [1] [2] and the Apache Documentation [3]. The only changes I made to /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf: ...
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Nginx webdav is not showing files/folders with special chars

I have Nginx with WebDAV module working and everything is right, except the files or the folders that contains any square brackets ] or [. That files/folder are never showed in the list. I never had ...
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Windows is unable to remember login credentials for DAV network share

I have a WebDAV server running on a linux server through Apache, which I am then attempting to map on a windows machine. The mapping works fine, I provide my credentials and it logs me in, but the ...
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Webdav mounting on XP

I have an SSL tunnel application which transmits data from port 80 to 443 (sets up port 80 as local server and reads/write received data to HTTPS). I can mount this application in Windows 7 or Virtual-...
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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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WebDAV on CentOS - getting 403 error when attempt to upload

I configured Apache2 to allow WebDav on a directory (CentOS 5 / Plesk 8.6): WebDav is enabled in httpd.conf /var/lib/dav/lockdb is writeable by Apache My target dir is chmod 777 My target dir is ...
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Mount WebDAV as drive in Windows 8

I'm trying to mount a WebDAV share as a drive on Windows 8. I've tried setting up WebDAV server on both Windows 2012 and Debian Linux, but both yield the same error when attempting to mount from ...
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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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How to upload to WebDAV using a web browser?

I've setup and configured webdav on debian using the following tutorial: http://www.unix-tutorials.com/go.php?id=3711 I want to be able to download and upload files to the webdav share using a web ...
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Webdav rewrite REMOTE_USER allways empty

I am trying to rewrite an url according to the authenticated user. But REMOTE_USER is always empty. Authentication works. I am quite puzzled here... am I missing something? RewriteEngine On ...