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First, your computer must have Microsoft's Software Update for Web Folders (KB907306) installed in order for WebDAV to function properly with Vista. If you have not already done so, install this [[Install WebDAV Vista Update|update]]
 
First, your computer must have Microsoft's Software Update for Web Folders (KB907306) installed in order for WebDAV to function properly with Vista. If you have not already done so, install this [[Install WebDAV Vista Update|update]]
  
== Setting up [[WebDAV]] ==
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== Mapping a Drive under Vista ==
  
 
[[Mapping a Drive under Vista]]
 
[[Mapping a Drive under Vista]]
 
* Select '''Computer''' from the '''Start''' icon.
 
 
[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_3.png]]
 
 
 
* With '''Computer''' selected in the left panel, you see "Map network drive" in the tool bar. Click on '''"Map network drive"'''.
 
 
[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_4.png]]
 
 
 
* On the '''"Map Network Drive"''' dialog, select a drive letter to map your webspace to.  In this example, we've used drive '''Z:'''.
 
* Under '''Folder:''', enter ''<nowiki>h</nowiki>ttps://upload.scoilnet.ie/<span style="background-color: pink;">school1</span>/''
 
* <span style="background-color: pink;">school1</span> should be replaced with your school's own [[Online Name]]
 
 
[[Image:Webhosting-Vista-MapDrive-1.png]]
 
 
 
* You will be prompted for your username and password
 
 
[[Image:Webhosting-Vista-MapDrive-2.png]]
 
 
 
* Fill in your username and password
 
 
[[Image:Webhosting-Vista-MapDrive-3.png]]
 
 
 
* You will be prompted for your username and password again.
 
* '''NOTE:''' The dialog box will prompt you with the wrong username. 
 
 
[[Image:Webhosting-Vista-MapDrive-4.png]]
 
 
 
* You '''must''' replace ''upload.scoilnet.ie\<span style="background-color: pink;">school1</span>'' with your own username, i.e. <span style="background-color: pink;">school1</span> and enter your password.
 
 
[[Image:Webhosting-Vista-MapDrive-5.png]]
 
 
 
* Your webspace should now be mapped to the drive you selected.
 
* You should now see a folder, the name of which is your website domain (i.e. ''school1.scoilnet.ie'' ). The contents of this directory is the contents of the ''school1.scoilnet.ie'' website. This is where you should copy your website files.
 
 
[[Image:Webhosting-Vista-MapDrive-6.png]]
 

Revision as of 16:33, 30 October 2008

The following only seems to work when logged in as the Administrator User of Vista

Preliminaries

First, your computer must have Microsoft's Software Update for Web Folders (KB907306) installed in order for WebDAV to function properly with Vista. If you have not already done so, install this update

Mapping a Drive under Vista

Mapping a Drive under Vista