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Subject Re: [users@httpd] WebDAV works for anything but Windows Vista and Windows 7
Date Fri, 17 Apr 2009 07:56:17 GMT
André Warnier wrote:
> André Warnier wrote:
>> Summaries (apparently recently updated) can be found here : 

Thanks for these summary links and the hints, André. Looks like 
Windows's WebDAV support is a nightmare indeed. Even in Windows 
7, WebDAV support doesn't seem to be good.

>> Maybe one hint, if you have not seen or tried it before :
>> when you create/connect the DAV folder under Windows, at the
>> moment it asks for the URL/path, make sure to add the :port
>> number after the hostname, even if it is the default port
>> for the protocol. Like, connect to
>> "http(s)://"
> Sorry, according to the summaries above, it would seem that
> for Vista it may be just the opposite : the port number should
> /not/ be specified.

I've tried both variants once again, but there wasn't any difference.

> However, another of the listed cases may
> apply : I see your URL is
> , which would fall in
> the category "server-discovery" of the above pages. Suggestion
> : - in the server configuration, define an Alias /testdav/
> /webdav/testshare/ - in Windows, try connecting to

The same for this, unfortunately. Also with a publicly readable 
parent directory.


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