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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Best non-VPN Solution for remote access to SAMBA Shares?

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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 * ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Is Samba the right choice for me?

we have a distributed application which uses large amounts of content (all kind of files). There are several servers that need to access the content. Right now the content is stored on each server ...
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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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Webdav troubleshooting on Mac OS X

Are there any tools/instructions/pointers about how to troubleshoot webdav problems on Mac OS X? Any secret mount options, undocumented webdav module logging, anything? What I usually do is to ...
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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 ...
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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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Remote file access

We're needing to provide remote (read/write) access to a number of files on our network to several users (some technical, some non-technical) who will be running Windows. The non technical users will ...
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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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How do I get WebDAV working?

I'm running 2008r2 and have IIS 7 installed along with the necessary WebDAV Publishing roles/features. I can connect internally within my LAN via mapping a network drive, providing credentials, then ...
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Subversion: Secure connection truncated

I'm trying to set-up a subversion server with apache2/webdav access. I've created the repository and configure Apache according to the official book, and I can see the repository in a webbrowser. The ...
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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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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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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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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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nginx inserting extra characters in Multi-status reply body

Here's the setup. I've got one server running apache/php hosting ownCloud. Among other things, I'm using to do CardDAV contact syncing. In order to make things work with my domain I have an nginx ...
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Using a MySQL users table in subversion

I'm currently starting to work for the first time on setting up a small ubuntu server that has mysql and subversion. I have never set up a server before and I am doing it for a professor. Currently I ...
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Apache 2 WebDAV, server trash folder?

I've just started experimenting with WebDAV under Apache 2.2 on CentOS 5. It works well although the Windows WebDAV client is clunky and nowhere near as seamless as it should be. When a user deletes ...