Solved

WebDAV resourse access

Posted on 2008-06-09
1
554 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-06
I have several web folders created that I try to open via (IE --> File --> Open (check "Open as Web folder") http://webserver.domain.com/webfolder/subdirectory OR through Network Places.

Regardless of the authentication & access control defined for the web folder, e.g. anonymous, IWA, Basic, etc. I receiving an initial logon prompt that will not accept any username/password. After entering username/password the logon prompt reappers, I hit escape, I receive the authentication logon prompt as expected (Basic authentication prompt with warning about clear text).

These are the IIS logs of the virtual directory access.

2008-06-09 19:20:00 192.168.15.251 PROPFIND /webdav - 80 - 192.168.15.51 Microsoft-WebDAV-MiniRedir/5.1.2600 401
2008-06-09 19:20:00 192.168.15.251 PROPFIND /webdav - 80 - 192.168.15.51 Microsoft-WebDAV-MiniRedir/5.1.2600 401
2008-06-09 19:20:00 192.168.15.251 PROPFIND /webdav/<subdirectory> - 80 <username> 192.168.15.51 Microsoft+Data+Access+Internet+Publishing+Provider+DAV 207
2008-06-09 19:20:02 192.168.15.251 PROPFIND /webdav/<subdirectory> - 80 - 192.168.15.51 Microsoft+Data+Access+Internet+Publishing+Provider+DAV 401
2008-06-09 19:20:02 192.168.15.251 PROPFIND /webdav/<subdirectory> - 80 <username> 192.168.15.51 Microsoft+Data+Access+Internet+Publishing+Provider+DAV 207

As you can see the 401 error code is an access denied response.

Thank you for any direction you might give me to troubleshoot this problem.
0
Comment
Question by:aaronremski
1 Comment
 

Accepted Solution

by:
aaronremski earned 0 total points
ID: 21760459
http://blog.dreamhosters.com/kbase/index.cgi?area=3004
http://www.webdavsystem.com/server/documentation/troubleshooting

A combination of these two resolutions solved my problem.

In summary:
1.XP SP2 disables WebDAV Client BasicAuth
2. Specifying default port of webDAV IIS server solves root authentication issue.

Therefore:
Instead of http://webdav.hostserver.com/webdavfolder/

Use http://webdav.hostserver.com:80/webdavfolder/#
0

Featured Post

Windows Server 2016: All you need to know

Learn about Hyper-V features that increase functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Also, throughout this eBook, you’ll find some basic PowerShell examples that will help you leverage the scripts in your environments!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Private cloud on windows 3 144
Installing IIS after Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition 5 77
Output Caching in IIS 2 30
Problem to App source 6 40
If you are a web developer, you would be aware of the <iframe> tag in HTML. The <iframe> stands for inline frame and is used to embed another document within the current HTML document. The embedded document could be even another website.
When it comes to showing a 404 error page to your visitors, you do not want that generic page to show, and you especially do not want your hosting provider’s ad error page to show either. In this article, I will show you how to enable the custom 40…
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question