Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) is an extension of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that facilitates collaboration between users in editing and managing documents and files stored on World Wide Web servers.

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Modification date gets updated when selecting/clicking a file

On our SharePoint site the modification date of files gets updated when it should not, when no changes to a file have been made. I have found two ways to reproduce this error: A document is opened ...
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How to Upload File to Sharepoint Via Commandline?

Salvete! How can I, from the commandline, upload a file to a document library? Now, I found davcopy, which works, sort of. I can only upload the file using my domain account that I am already logged ...
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Can't read from Source file or disk when moving document in Explorer View

We have come across an issue in our SharePoint implementation whereby moving documents (Cut and Paste) between two different sites using Explorer View causes the following error: Can't read from ...
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Mounting a Sharepoint filesystem on Linux using davfs2

I am trying to mount a SharePoint (SP) filesystem on Linux using davfs2. I am following the article: http://howto.unixdev.net/Linux-SharePoint.html First off, I see a lot of questions on SO for ...
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Making office documents from SharePoint work with non-Internet-Explorer browsers

This one bugs me since years, and I'm guessing it may not be solvable: When clicking the link to a document (let's say a DOC file) inside Internet Explorer on a SharePoint 2010 website, Internet ...
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Explorer view showing incorrect dates for document library files [closed]

We have a bit of a weird problem, and I am baffled. Incorrect dates in windows explorer: We map N: drives to document libraries, by using the following command: net use n: ...
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SharePoint 2010 Open with Explorer issue

I have a customer that is having troubles with their SharePoint "Open with Explorer" feature within document libraries. The error we're seeing is "Your client does not support opening this list with ...
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Must manually refresh Windows Explorer after creating new files/folders in document library

We have just setup Sharepoint 2010 internally for testing and development. I created a simple document library, and mapped it up in Windows Explorer. It works OK - it's reasonably fast (at least ...
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WebDav setup improperly on SharePoint 2013 farm - redirecting PROPFIND request

Our client has recently moved to a new SharePoint 2013 farm from another SharePoint 2013 farm trying to fix corruption on the web front end. Some servers from the old farm were used in the new farm. ...
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SMB administrative Shares (C$) not accessible on a server running SharePoint - WebDAV MiniRedir reports PROPFIND not implemented

Cross-posted from http://serverfault.com We have a SharePoint 2007 server (Windows 2003) for development which fails to provide access via SMB administrative shares like \server\c$. I can use ...
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Allow Office 2010 users to open docs from hyperlink in edit mode

I have SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow which assigns tasks to users. In the email of the task I have added a direct link to the related document. I was originally using [%Workflow Context:Current ...
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Creating Document Libraries Using WebDav Interface

I am currently developing an app that uses the WebDav HTTP protocol to communicate and handle interactions with a Sharepoint site. While I can use a MKCOL request to create directories within a ...
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One user can't open a folder in explorer view, others can

I have an issue where one user is currently unable to open a folder (the folder has ~40,000 8kb-12kb XML files within it) in explorer view. I believe this could potentially be being caused by limits ...
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Open with Explorer via SSL with SNI

I am trying to get a developer site up and running that uses SSL only with 3 web applications that use SNI. Everything except "openwith explorer" The error I get is: We're having a problem ...
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How do I populate a library by mapping a network drive?

I am pretty new to SharePoint, and have been asked to populate a library with an automatically generated report. The report comes out once a day for three weeks at the beginning and end of every ...
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uploading to sharepoint library using mapped network drive causes “Access Denied”

A user has "collaborate" permission on SharePoint Library; through the web UI the user can upload documents, but when using the Windows Explorer view or a mapped network drive led to Access Denied ...
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WebDav fails with client certficates on Windows 7

I have a SharePoint 2007 site on Windows Server 2003 R2 that is set up to require SSL/HTTPS and client certificates on the IIs Web App. Opening Document Libraries in Windows Explorer works fine from ...
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Webdav access without davwwwroot in cnv path

One of our SharePoint customers got a bunch of hard links in his Navision to documents in SharePoint. The thing is that they link via WebDav \\hostname\site\doclib\file.extention We just migrated ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Versioning when uploading file via webdav (in windows explorer)

We have a DocLib with versioning (only major versions), without content approval and documents are not required to be checked out before they can be edited. Unfortunately when overwriting any ...
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Can't access some folders through Windows Explorer

We've encountered a strange problem accessing a SharePoint 2010 document archive through Windows Explorer on a Windows 7 machine. The archive has been mapped as a network drive and everything works as ...
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Masterpage catalog via webDav

I've got WebDav set up on my Windows 2008 R2 environment (Desktop Experience and everything), but still can't seem to connect to the environment 100%. I can browse to the local instance on port 80, ...
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WebDav - 409 Conflict

I have a simple java application to upload files to sharepoint over WebDav. This works fine when uploading Picture and Word Doc libraries. However, it fails with HTTP/1.1 409 CONFLICT when uploading ...
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Visual Studio Remote Debugger cannot connect to server - WebDAV MiniRedir reports PROPFIND not implemented

Symptoms: You have installed and run the Visual Studio Remote Debugger on your SharePoint server. You can debug the IIS worker process in the terminal session on the server. You cannot connect to ...
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Finding Links from Web DAV

Does anyone know of a way in which I can obtain the URL of a file if I am using the Windows Explorer or Web DAV view of a document library. So far I can only get the link by either the browser version ...
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How to access SharePoint webDav on it own server

I have a problem when connecting to SharePoint WebDav on it own SharePoint server by public URL, It displayed authentication popup repeatedly, even authentication was successfully. ...
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WebDAV not working with Form Based Authentication

I am really stuck with this and have tried everything to get this to work AND really need some help. I have a Site Collection where users log in via the Default SP Login Page, when they log in and ...
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WebDAV versioning problems during upload

We experienced an issue where users were uploading files using Windows Explorer (WebDAV).  While uploading large files, it would continuously create new versions.  A 10 MB file ended up with 268 ...
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Visual Studio intellisense over WebDav (DAVWWW) does not work. Failed to Start Monitoring

The page lives in a library inside SharePoint 2007 and has inline c#.. no master page or sharepoint references. I can open, edit and save the page via the URL. But getting warnings and no ...
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Explorer view feature is not working, Sharepoint 2007

The explorer view feature is not working on our SharePoint 2007 portal. When users try to view a SP list in explore view they are prompted with the following error: "Your client does not support ...
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Open with Explorer in SharePoint 2013 not working

Hi we are currently experiencing error when accessing "Open with Explorer" in DocLib and davWWWRoot on our QA SharePoint 2013 Portal. After 3 log in attempt it show below error: ...
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How to show an alternative web structure when browsing a SharePoint site?

I need to present an alternative web structure when browsing a SharePoint site in Windows Explorer file dialogs (based on some metadata like e.q. related department etc. and not the actual location ...
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How to access via WebDAV without clicking “Open in Explorer View”

We were successful at having WebDAV access to a Sharepoint Site on Office 365. The issue is that this only works after the users clicks "Open in Explorer View" at least once. Then when the session ...
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SharePoint 2013 Open with Explorer in IE9 issue

I have a SharePoint 2013 site, which is accessible through IE9, when I click on "Open with Explorer" icon in the Ribbon, it prompts with a message box saying "We're having a problem opening this ...
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Office 2010 and Sharepoint integration

Once again I'm facing problems with the Office 2010 and SP 2010 integration. About a month ago I had to uninstall two KBs (KB3055034 and KB3054886) because it was crashing Word. It works like this: ...
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Problem with document library in file dialog (under lists)

How do I browse to a document library located at ./Lists/Documents using a windows file dialog? When a document library is set up in a sub folder on the web (e.g. "./Lists/Documents" specified in the ...
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Customizable File Dialog Box Web View in SP2013

According to this rather old STS 1.1 article, "Customizing Web Views in File Dialog Boxes", you can customize the view used in Office file dialogs. The method described for customizing the individual ...
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Where does non-SharePoint content saved to SharePoint via WebDAV end up?

Where does non-SharePoint content saved via WebDAV end up? If I use the Windows Explorer to open any site in SharePoint, I can create a folder using the Explorer and add files. But these files aren't ...
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Open in Windows Explorer doesn't work

Here are my environment settings: OS: Windows XP 2002 IE: 8 32 bit SharePoint Site Version: 2013 Site permissions: Contribute Document library permission: Contribute Site type: Intranet Site ...
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Mount point to access the site's assets

I'm developing a Sharepoint Online website, and I'd like to use git's versioning on my CSS/JS/HTML assets. The ideal solution for me would be to have a mount point pointing to my Sharepoint assets, ...
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Sharepoint 2010 DocumentLibrary WebDAV UNC path changed to http Path by OfficePrograms and no content is visible

We have an issue with WebDAV and SharePoint2010 while trying to open files via Office2010 programs. Example: Document Library with url: http://servername/documents there are no problems opening this ...
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Service account to access UNC

I'm trying to access the UNC to copy a file from the UNC share to another location. The way it is set up it requires an interactive challenge for credentials, and I was told there is no way to change ...
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SharePoint 2007 and WebDav pro's & con's & custom development

recently I've heard about WebDav and that is being used with SharePoint. I did some research about WebDav, read some topics on Internet etc etc. What I've understood that WebDav is is an extension ...