Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

WebDAV resourse access

Posted on 2008-06-09
1
Medium Priority
?
564 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
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
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

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Outsource Your Fax Infrastructure to the Cloud (And come out looking like an IT Hero!) Relative to the many demands on today’s IT teams, spending capital, time and resources to maintain physical fax servers and infrastructure is not a high priority.
Files go missing when using DFS (Distributed File System) Replication and how to recover them and fix it.
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…
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, Just open a new email message.  In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…

618 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