Upload your website using Netdrive

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Novell's Netdrive is a free WebDAV client, and is the recommended way to connect to the Web Hosting platform.


Netdrive is available for download here.

Using Netdrive

Install Netdrive

Netdrive installation does not require anything other than clicking a few times.

  • Pick a language


  • Click on "Next"


  • Click on "Yes"


  • Click on "Next"


  • An explorer window pops up with the files installed. Double-click on Netdrive.exe to start configuring Netdrive.


Configure Netdrive

  • Click on "New Site"


  • Where it asks you to enter a name for your new site, you should fill in: upload.scoilnet.ie and where it asks you for the site address, you should fill in: https://upload.scoilnet.ie/school1
  • school1 should be replaced by your school's online name.
  • If you are unsure what your online name is, please contact the NCTE Service Desk.


  • Click on "Connect". If you wish Netdrive to connect to your website space when you restart your computer, tick the box beside Connect at login/startup. We recommend you tick this box.
  • Under "Drive", you should choose a drive letter that you are not currently using. If you are unsure what to set this to, leave it as X:


  • A new drive now appears in "My Computer"