How to install and configure webdav on Apache(httpd).

How to install and configure webdav on Apache(httpd).

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How to install and configure webdav on Apache(httpd).

Webbase upload and downoad program. WebDAV stands for “Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning”. It is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol which allows users to collaboratively edit and manage files on remote web servers. The WebDAV protocol makes the Web a readable and writable medium. It provides a framework for users to create, change and move documents on a server


:- Apache should be loaded
:- webdav server
:- our webdav windows client

step:- 1

[[email protected] conf.d] vim /etc/httpd/conf.d/webdav.conf
<IfModule mod_dav.c>
LimitXMLRequestBody 131072
Alias /webdav “/home/httpd/webdav”
<Directory /home/httpd/webdav>
Dav On
Options +Indexes
IndexOptions FancyIndexing
AddDefaultCharset UTF-8
AuthType Basic
AuthName “WebDAV Server”
AuthUserFile /etc/httpd/webdav-users
Require valid-user
Order allow,deny
Allow from all


[[email protected] conf.d]# htpasswd -c /etc/httpd/webdav-users tom
New password:
Re-type new password:
Adding password for user tom

[[email protected] conf.d]# mkdir -p /home/httpd/webdav
[[email protected] conf.d]# chown apache:apache /home/httpd/webdav

Finally, restart apache, enter:

[[email protected] conf.d]#  /etc/init.d/httpd restart
Stopping httpd:                                            [  OK  ]
Starting httpd:                                            [  OK  ]
[[email protected] conf.d]#


How do I access WebDAV in Windows

Download CarotDAV from the site below.
After downloading, Install and start CarotDAV, then the following screen is shown, Click the ‘Add’ button and select ‘WebDAV’.




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