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Dreamweaver, IIS 7.5.76, WEBDav, username/password

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Running Server 08 R2 Enterprise, IIS 7.5 and using webdav.  I've created a web site, test.mydomain.com and put in my host header.  I can publish to it using FTP, but not WEBDav.

on the FTP side, I know my UN has to be text.mydomain.com|username and I CAN connect and publish.

on the WEBDav side, I keep getting a prompt that my UN and or PW are incorrect.  They are entered correctly.  I webdav side, I was wondering if I needed to do something special with the UN PW like I do on the FTP side?

any ideas on why I'm getting the error on the UN PW on the webdav side?

I have the correct authoring rule I believe.

thanks

cliff
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Hi Cliff,

Is the problem only from within Dreamweaver or can you not connect over WebDav with any method?
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i have not tried anything other than dreamweaver.  i only know that DW can connect to the site via FTP
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Try another method to verify the webdav connection.  DW's webdav support is and always has been spotty so I want to make sure webdav is working and correct before diving deep into this.
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using what?  I have adobe CS4 on my MAC and of course office.  I do not know HOW to test webdav connectivity.  can you suggest?
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I'm in a MAC
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funny, i'm on their site now
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It's probably the best-known (and also the best named) client for Macs...
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Unrecognized SSL message, plaintext connection?.
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oops!  wrong webdav…

it just spins on authenticating administrator
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You SURE you configured webdav properly?
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well, let me log in and look again.
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webdav authoring enabled.  one authoring rule for my administrators group.  

maybe a restart it IIS?
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still no joy.  webdav is enabled.  there is one authoring rule allowing admins to read, write and source, I"m using administrator account, and FTP works to this site.
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i think i see it.  I only have anon authentication turned on.  i don't have windows authentication enabled in webdav, nor do i see how to add that.
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Windows server config is not my bag.  I'm going to have to bow out and let someone else step in.

If you don't get a new person helping by tomorrow, hit Request Attention higher up and ask the Mods to assist.
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Thanks Jason!  I'll keep plugging away.
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