IT Services

WebDAV

Description

WebDAV is a standard interface that lets you access Amherst storage shares from any web browser and many mobile apps.

Features and Benefits

Features and Benefits: 

Available on the Amherst Storage server and Userfiles (fs005) server. Not yet available on fs001.

Lets you view (read) files on a network share form anywhere using any web browser.

Lets you read and write files using software that supports WebDAV. Increasingly, mobile apps for iOS and Android are supporting WebDAV.

Getting Started

Getting Started: 

To access a network share using WebDAV, you need to use the proper address. For Amherst servers, the address takes the form:

https://webdav.amherst.edu/server_name/share_name

Thus, if you were Jeff Amherst (username jamherst) and your U: drive was on the Userfiles server, the WebDAV address would be:

https://webdav.amherst.edu/userfiles/jamherst

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Audience: 
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