Upload your website using Netdrive

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Netdrive for Windows XP, 2000, 98

Novell's Netdrive is a free WebDAV client, and is the recommended way to connect to the Scoilnet Web Hosting platform via Windows XP, 2000, 98. For Microsoft Vista please follow these instructions


Netdrive is available for download here.

Using Netdrive

Install Netdrive

Instructions for installing Netdrive.

Configure Netdrive

Instructions for configuring Netdrive

Upload your files

There are two ways you can upload your files via Netdrive, both require netdrive to be installed, configured and connected to your school scoilnet hosting area.

  1. Publishing or exporting directly via your webdesign package such as WebsiteX5 or Dreamweaver. Where it asks for the destination directory, select the drive letter and school1.scoilnet.ie, e.g. x:\school1.scoilnet.ie. Your folder will have your Online Name instead of school1.
  2. By copying your website files directly, example

Troubleshooting Netdrive

  • If you receive the below error then you have mistakenly entered http:// instead of https:// in the Site Address/URL section. By adding https:// you will not receive this error.


  • This error below indicates that you have typed an incorrect username, password or both. Re-type the username and password that were provided to you and try again. Username and Password are Case-Sensitive. If it does not work contact the NCTE Service Desk for assistance.


  • The error below indicates that you already have a mapped drive created under that drive letter. Either disconnect the current drive or change the drive letter assignment and retry.