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== Windows Vista Client Setup Instructions ==
 
 
This document provides instructions to set up [[WebDAV]] on a computer with the Windows Vista operating system.
 
[[WebDAV]] is a method of viewing all of your files so that you may easily manage them using drag and drop.
 
 
 
=== Preliminaries ===
 
=== 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 [[Install WebDAV Vista Update|update]]  
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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]]
 
 
* Visit
 
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=17C36612-632E-4C04-9382-987622ED1D64
 
 
You should see the following page:
 
 
 
[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_1.png]]
 
 
 
 
 
* Press the '''Download''' button. You should see the following page:
 
 
 
[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_12.png]]
 
 
 
 
 
* Select '''Run''' to install the update immediately or '''Save''' to save it on your machine to install later.
 
 
 
[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_2.png]]
 
 
 
 
 
* If you saved the update, double-click on it to proceed with the installation.
 
 
 
== Setting up [[WebDAV]] ==
 
 
 
* 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, click on the '''"Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures"''' link.
 
 
 
[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_5.png]]
 
 
 
 
 
* On the first of a series of '''"Add Network Location"''' dialogs, click '''Next'''.
 
 
 
[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_6.png]]
 
 
 
 
 
* Select '''"Choose a custom network location."''' and click '''Next'''.
 
 
 
[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_7.png]]
 
 
 
 
 
* Enter the URL of the network address and click '''Next'''.
 
 
 
* The network address should be in the form:
 
''<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:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_8.png]]
 
 
 
 
 
* Note: You may be prompted to enter your User name and password two or three times.
 
 
 
[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_9.png]]
 
 
 
 
 
* Type a name for the network location.
 
* This is the name of the folder you will use to access your files. i.e. "''<span style="background-color: pink;">school1</span> on upload.scoilnet.ie''"
 
 
 
[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_10.png]]
 
 
 
  
* Press '''Finish'''.
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== Setting up a Web Folder under Vista ==
  
[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_11.png]]
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[[Setting up a Web Folder under Vista]]
  
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== Upload your files ==
  
* In the left panel under "Folders", the name of the network location you chose will appear in the list.
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The only way to update your scoilnet website via Web Folders is by copying your website files directly, [[Upload via Copying Files|example]]

Latest revision as of 16:53, 30 October 2008

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

Setting up a Web Folder under Vista

Setting up a Web Folder under Vista

Upload your files

The only way to update your scoilnet website via Web Folders is by copying your website files directly, example