Please whitelist cPanel in your adblocker so that you’re able to see our version release promotions, thanks!

The Community Forums

Interact with an entire community of cPanel & WHM users!

Webdisk/WebDAV general questions

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by icoso, Feb 17, 2010.

  1. icoso

    icoso Member

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2004
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    151
    Location:
    Indy
    What is he difference between Webdisk/WebDAV? I've read the CPanel Manual and many forum posts, seems that the terms are interchangeable.

    I've setup a webdisk in my CPanel and can upload/download files, Delete files, create folders, etc. But when I try to open a Word or Excel Doc from the webdisk, it opens as Read Only, why? Should I be able to open a file for read/write from the WebDisk? Nothing in the manual states that the files are Read Only or not editable.

    When I try to open a pdf document directly from the Webdisk Acrobat Reader starts, then I get an error: "There was an error openeing the document. The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect." Since this is a read only type of document I didn't expect this problem.

    I can't map a drive in Windows to the webdisk, why? Is there any fixes/solutions to be able to do this? DO I need a third party add-on or software client to do this?

    I've read about people wanting to to place a shared calendar from Outlook on the webdisk, I haven't tried this yet, but my Webdisk doesn't appear to support read/write functionality, so how can I get this to work? What do I need to make this work?

    I am running XP sp3 and I downloaded and installed the patch from MS that was mentioned in some other threads but that made no difference.

    I have a customer that needs to have a "shared" webspace for document repository, etc. and I know that they want the ability to be able to open the docs directly from the webspace.

    Any and all answers are greatly appreciated.
     
    #1 icoso, Feb 17, 2010
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2010
Loading...

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice