WWW3 (webdav access)

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

During the testing period please use www3-new.uakron.edu instead of www3.uakron.edu****

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-new.uakron.edu/publish/web account name

    Example https://www3-new.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-new.uuakron.edu/publish/web site name


Mac OS X

Connecting to www3 from a Macintosh will vary depending upon your OS:

   * Macintosh OS 10.4X must use CyberDuck to connect to www3
   * Macintosh OS 8.x – 9.x clients must setup the Goliath client software in order to access www3

[edit] Connecting to www3 with Mac OS 10.4x or higher

To access www3 w/ Mac OS 10.4 or higher, you will need to use the CyberDuck instructions. [edit] Connecting to ZIPSpace with Mac OS 8.x – 9.x

In order to connect to the www3 from your Macintosh, you will need to download and install the Goliath client software, which provides webDAV support (over HTTPS) for both OS X as well as MacOS Classic environments (8.x - 9.x). You can download Goliath from the distribution site http://www.webdav.org/goliath/ - click on the Download link on the left side of the page. [edit] Using Goliath

   * Launch Goliath, from the File Menu select, New Connection:
   * Enter the URL: https://www3-new.uakron.edu/publish/web site name  For example if your website is zippy, you would enter: https://www3-new.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 ZIPSpace 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. Media:Example.ogg