On Wednesday 14 July 2004 01:39 pm, Andrew L. Gould wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 July 2004 12:30 pm, Artem Kuchin wrote:
> > > Authorized Windows users mount "web folders", which appear as
> > > drive letters.  The use of SSL protects the username/password as
> > > well as the content in transit.
> >
> > Um.. what do you mean by 'mount web folders'? Can you really
> > mount it as a driver letter? How to do it in webdav? (i suppose you
> > are using web_dav module for apache, right?) I don't think is it
> > too traffic intensive and i'd like to try it.
> >
> > Artem
> Oops, my mistake -- the web folder will not appear as a drive; but
> will appear under "My Network Places" using a name/description
> created by the user.  You can drag and drop files to and from the web
> folder
> Mounting web folders (webdav protocol) in Windows 2K Pro or XP:
> 1. Open My Computer or Windows Explorer (not Internet Explorer).
> 2. From the menu, select Tools/Map Network Drive.
> 3. In the "Map Network Drive" window, below the "Reconnect at logon"
> checkbox, you'll find:
> Connect using a different user name.
> Create a shortcut to a Web folder or FTP site.
> The words "Web folder or FTP site." is a link.  Click on it to begin
> the "Add network Place Wizard."
> As for server-side information -- webdav and ssl modules are included
> in the default Apache2 installation using the ports system.
> Using webdav:
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/mod/mod_dav.html
> Web server user authentication:
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/howto/auth.html
> I can't seem to find the SSL certificate how-to I used; but I'm sure
> you can google your way through this part.
> Note:  KDE's konqueror is the only easy-to-use webdav client that
> I've found for *nix.
> Best of luck,
> Andrew Gould

I found the SSL how-to.  It was actually Michael Lucas's book "Absolute 
BSD", pages 308-314.  Web server configuration is covered on pages 
348-371.  Good stuff, well written.

Best of luck,

Andrew Gould
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