mark hellewell wrote at 2005-5-7 20:22 +0100:
>On 5/7/05, Chris McDonough <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Web Folders pass cookies around too, FWIW, so it's probably not strictly
>> necessary to use http basic auth.  But without using http basic auth,
>> there is no way to log in unless you have them go to the web interface
>> first, then launch a web folder, so maybe impractical.
>That's exactly what's happening at the moment; the WebDAV access is
>linked to via the web interface after they log in (it's only one small part
>of a larger system). They log in via the web, gaining a cookie which
>is passed to the Explorer 'web folders' thing, so when they click on the
>link to the WebDAV part of the site the cookie is still valid and they don't
>have to log in to WebDAV. *

I think this can only work when WebDAV uses the normal
HTTP port.

However, Powerpoint can get severely confused when
it accesses a resource via WebDAV over the HTTP port
and the access requires authentication. In this case,
Powerpoint uses the login page as resource content.

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