Trying to setup WebDav to folder for iPad access in Windows 7.

Jarred Meyer
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I have been through many web pages trying to understand how WebDav works but just can't get it working. I think what I'm trying to do is simple enough yet it just won't work.

Basically I have turned on all the features in Win 7 related to WebDav and have tried to setup a file location but I haven't even been able to figure out what the URL is I should be typing in on my iPad iAnnotate App in order to get it to connect to the drive.

I've been in IIS Manager
1) Setup WebDAV Authorization
2) Enabled Windows Authentication
3) Added a WebDAV authoring rule to a specific path

So I get stuck from here. What should be my next step? Do I need to add a virtual directory to my file path under the Default Web Site? Or should the path I set at WebDAV do the trick?

Any information would be appreciated!
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I once loaded an app that allowed me to put files on an iPod Touch using webdav.

In that case I HAD to STAY in the "webdav configuration menu" of the App for the connection to be active.

You might want to verify whether you are required to be in a specific screen or mode of the App for webdav to be active on the iPad.
Jarred MeyerProduction Manager

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Hey CSI, I'm pretty confident the problem does not lie within the app. I am trying to connect to the webDAV location from the app and it just keeps asking for my password and say to check the connection. I'm pretty confident I just don't have the settings all correct on the windows side, and then don't know what the actual URL is for the webDAV location that I need to type in on the iPad.
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Problem solved:

1) Setup WebDAV Authorization
2) Enabled Windows Authentication
3) Under Default Web Site added virtual directory
4) Added a WebDAV authoring rule to a specific path
5) Setup Connect As under WebDav Authoring to Application Pass through for Active Directory
6) Enabled WebDav feature
7) Connect to WebDav directory by using Http://<ComputerName or IP Address>/<whatever   you named your virtual directory>

That did it!
Jarred MeyerProduction Manager

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I figured it out

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