WebDAV repository

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Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) is a set of methods based on the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that facilitates collaboration between users in editing and managing documents and files stored on World Wide Web servers.

A WebDAV repository can be enabled by an administrator in

  • Site administration > Modules > Repositories > Manage repositories
  • Moodle 2.1 Site administration > Plugins > Repositories > Manage repositories

WebDAV configuration

WebDAV configuration
After enabling the WebDAV repository, a repository instance can be created in Site administration > Modules > Repositories > WebDAV repository.


WebDAV type: Choose from HTTP or HTTPS connection

WebDAV server: The server name

WebDAV path: The path to webdav directory

Authentication: We currently only support HTTP Basic Authentication

WebDAV server port: The webdav server port

WebDAV server user: HTTP Basic authentication username

WebDAV server password: HTTP Basic authentication password

For example, if you are going to added an webdav server at http://webdavserver.tld/path/to/dir, you should use following options: WebDAV type: HTTP WebDAV Server: webdavserver.tld WebDAV path: /path/to/dir/

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