How do I enable WebDAV for Windows?
For Windows XP
- Go to your "Start" menu, and click on "My Network Places":
- Click "Add a network place" from the left-hand navigator bar under "Network Tasks":
- Click on the "Next" button to continue the process:
- The "Next" button directs you to the following screen. Click the "Choose another network location", and then press the "Next" button:
- Enter the given URL, i.e. https://webdav.seas.upenn.edu/~$USERNAME/webdav/ (where $USERNAME is your username):
- You will be prompted to login using your username and password. This is your SEAS username and password:
- Click "Finish" to complete the creation of the network place:
- You will be prompted to login again with your username and password.
- When you Press the "OK" button, all the files inside the folder will be listed:
- Now you have completed your WebDAV installation.
- Now you can drag and drop files to and from your WebDAV enabled folder as though it is a local file folder.
For Windows Vista
Windows Vista shipped with a number of WebDAV bugs. To correct these issues, you will need download a patch from Microsoft. Once you have downloaded and installed the patch, follow these steps to set up a WebDAV:
- Click the "Start" button and select "Computer".
- In the toolbar at the top of the window, select "Map Network Drive"
- Click the link "Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures"
- The "Add Network Location" Wizard will start.
- Select "Choose a custom network location".
- Type in the URL of the webdav site.