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WebDav

Description

 

WebDav is an Internet-based open standard that enables editing Web sites over HTTP and HTTPS connections. Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) is an extension of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that allows clients to perform remote Web content authoring operations.

 

 

Settings

 

General

WebDav session - General tab

WebDav session - General tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Host

Specify the host you wish to connect to.

Ellipsis button

Provides the list of computers discovered on your network.  This does take some time to generate.

Port selector

Indicates the port number to use. Click on the link to be able to modify the port number.

Port Generator

Clicking on the icon will display the Port Generator

Username

Enter the account username.

Password

Enter the account password.

View/Hide Password

Clicking on the icon allows you to view your password.

Clicking on the icon hides your password.

Password Generator

Clicking on the icon will display the Password Generator

Always ask for password

Checking this option means that you will be prompted for the password upon every usage of this entry.  It also has the effect of preventing the password from being specified.

Directory

Enter the directory you wish to connect to.

Show files in tree view

Selecting this option will show your files in the tree view.

 

Proxy Settings

WebDav session - Proxy Settings

WebDav session - Proxy Settings

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Use Proxy

Selecting this option will indicate to use the proxy as configured on this screen.

Proxy

Enter the proxy address.

Bypass Proxy on Local

Selecting this option will allow you to bypass the proxy when the client and server are both on the local network.

Port Selector

Indicates the port number to use.

Port Generator

Clicking on the icon will display the Port Generator

Proxy Type

Select from one of the 4 available proxy types:

HTTP

Socks4

Socks4A

Socks5

Username

Enter the account username.

Domain

Enter the account domain name.

Password

Enter the account password.

View/Hide Password

Clicking on the icon allows you to view your password.

Clicking on the icon hides the password.

Password Generator

Clicking on the icon will display the Password Generator.

 

SSH Settings

WebDav session - SSH Settings - Credential

WebDav session - SSH Settings - Credential

 

You can authenticate to a SSH Server by using either credentials or a private key. The host name must be specified in the Credential tab, but for the authentication please fill in the tab fitting your scenario.

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Use WebDav over SSH

Enabling this option will use WebDav over a SSH connection.

 

CREDENTIAL

DESCRIPTION

Host

Specify the SSH host you wish to connect to.

Ellipsis button

Clicking on the icon will display the Password Generator

Port Selector

Indicates the port number to use. Click on the link to be able to modify the port number.

Port Generator

Clicking on the icon will generate a port based on the following criteria:

Boundaries.

Well known ports.

Registered ports.

Ports used by other sessions.

Username

Enter the account username.

Password

Enter the account password.

View Password

Clicking on the icon allows you to view your password.

Clicking on the icon reverts your password to the original password.

Password Generator

Clicking on the icon will display the Password Generator.

Always ask for password

Checking this option means that you will be prompted for the password upon every usage of this entry.  It also has the effect of preventing the password from being specified.

 

Private Key

 

WebDav - SSH Settings - Private Key

WebDav - SSH Settings - Private Key

 

For more information on private keys, please consult our Private Key topic.

 

Advanced

WebDav session - Advanced Settings

WebDav session - Advanced Settings

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Log Enabled

Enabling this option will display a log history box at the top of your WebDav session. Refer to the image below for an example.

Verbose

Enabling Verbose logging will display more information than the usual logging mode.

 

Log Enabled 

Log Enabled