Configure Basic Authentication in Microsoft IIS for WebDAV

Basic Authentication will be enabled for the Default Web Site.

Procedure-related prerequisites

  • None.


  • 1.
    Go to: Administrative Tools >> Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager
  • 2.
    In the Connections span, expand the Sites node tree.
  • 3.
    In the Connections span, select the Default Web Site.
  • The instructions describe the required steps for the Default Web Site.

  • 4.
    Double-click on the Authentication feature.
  • 5.
    Select Basic Authentication.
  • 6.
    In the Action span, click on Enable.
  • Basic Authentication is enabled for the Default Web Site