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WebDAV stands for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning and it allows users to collaboratively modify and manage files on remote web servers.

WebDAV is not enabled by default on the Private Cloud (the default ports are used by the sites). Contact support if you need it.

Connecting with WebDAV

Ports80 (HTTP) or 443 (HTTPS)
Identifierassigned user and password

These users can be configured in the Remote access > WebDAV tab in your alwaysdata administration interface.

Administration interface: list of WebDAV users
Administration interface: list of WebDAV users

With Windows

  1. Right click on the Workstation or Computer icon,

  2. Choose Connect a network drive. From the Folder field, specify:

    • in Vista and higher: https://webdav-[account]
  3. Click on Connect under a different user name, then enter your identifiers. Validate and click on Finish.

With Mac OS X

  1. From the Finder, choose Go > Connect to server,

  2. From the Server address field, enter http://webdav-[account] ;

  3. Click on Connect.

With davfs2 (Linux)

davfs2 offers the advantage of mounting WebDAV shared volumes like a local partition locale so that your files are accessible from any application. To mount a partition in /mnt/alwaysdata:

$ sudo mount.davfs https://webdav-[account] /mnt/alwaysdata

Replace webdav-[account] with your WebDAV hostname available from Remote access > WebDAV.