WWW3 (webdav access)

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www3.uakron.edu and (www3-new.uakron.edu test site) site update instructions using WebDAV


Please connect using the VPN if you are trying to access your website from off campus.

Using Windows XP

Method 1

To use the Add Network Place Wizard to add a shortcut to your computer that allows you to upload and access files in Resources using WebDAV:

  1. On the desktop, double-click My Network Places.
  2. In the "Network Tasks" pane, click Add a network place.
  3. On the welcome screen, click Next.
  4. Select Choose another network location, and then click Next.
  5. In the "Internet or network address:" field, enter a URL that points to the destination Resources tool.
  6. When prompted, enter your UAnet ID and password. Not site name and password.

You may now drag and drop files and folders between your computer and the sites to which you just connected. However, you cannot delete items from a site by dragging them to the Recycle Bin on your desktop. To delete an item, right-click it and select Delete.

Method 2

Using IE ( Internet Explorer )

1. Open Internet Explorer 2 Open the File menu and select Open... 3. In the Dialog Box enter https://www3.uakron.edu/publish/web account name

    Example https://www3.uakron.edu/publish/zippy <- will connect to the Zippy website.

4. Select the Open as Web Folder Box. 5. Select OK.

You may now drag and drop files and folders between your computer and the sites to which you just connected. However, you cannot delete items from a site by dragging them to the Recycle Bin on your desktop. To delete an item, right-click it and select Delete.

Method 3

WebDrive

http://support.uakron.edu/wiki/index.php/Webdrive Provides the easiest method of connecting to your network share from home.

For Site Address/URL: Enter https://www3.uakron.edu/publish/web site name

Mac OS X

Connecting to ZIPSpace from a Macintosh will vary depending upon your OS:

  • Macintosh OS 10.4X must use CyberDuck to connect to ZIPSpace
  • Macintosh OS 8.x – 9.x clients must setup the Goliath client software in order to access ZIPSpace

Connecting to www3 with Mac OS 10.4x or higher

For Server Use: www3.uakron.edu

   User name : your-uanet-id
         Path: publish/'sitename'

To access www3 w/ Mac OS 10.4 or higher, you will need to use the CyberDuck instructions.

Using Goliath

  • Launch Goliath, from the File Menu select, New Connection:
  • Enter the URL: https://www3.uakron.edu/publish/your_site For example if your site is zippy, you would enter: https://www3.uakron.edu/publish/zippy
  • You will also need to enter your UANET ID and Password. Then click OK
  • You will see a security alert:
  • Click “OK” to accept the certificate.
  • Once connected, you will see a window which provides access to your files on the www3 server.
  • To upload files, simply drag and drop a copy of your files and folders to the

Goliath window.

  • To download files from the www3 server to your hard drive:

a. Select the desired items
b. Then from the Web menu, select Download Items
c. You will then be prompted to select a location on your hard drive
9. To delete files from the server:
d. Select the desired items
e. From the Web menu select Delete Items.
NOTE: This simply moves items to the Trash folder. To permanently remove items, you must also delete them from the Trash folder.


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Linux

Gnome

These instructions were created using Ubuntu 8.10. Similar distributions using Gnome should behave similarly.

1. Go to Places and Connect to Server.
2. Select Secure WebDAV as Service Type.
3. Put 'www3.uakron.edu/publish/your_site' in the Server field and click connect.
4. Enter ID and password.

KDE

KNetAttach

If you have KNetAttach you can set up a profile.

Add Network Folder


Click WebFolder (webdav)

Network Folder Information


  • Under Name type www3
  • User: Your UAnet ID
  • Server: www3.uakron.edu
  • Folder: /publish/ then type your your_site
  • Click Use Encryption
  • Port: 443
  • Click Save & Connect
  • Enter your password when it prompts you.

You should be connected to your www3 site


Konqueror

Type webdavs://www3.uakron.edu/publish/ then after the / type your your_site Enter your password and you should be connected to your www3.

Command Line

The advantages of this method is to eliminate the virtual filesystem.

  • Download the DavFS tools from http://dav.sf.net. Gentoo Users can emerge neon davfs2
  • Install the binary as the readme states.
modprobe coda
mount -t davfs https://www3.uakron.edu/publish/your_site /mnt/webdav

You should be connected.

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