Enable WebDAV and add authoring rule

The WebDAV extension needs to be enabled and an authoring rule to be configured in order to use it.

Procedure-related prerequisites

  • The previously described configuration steps have been carried out.


  • 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 WebDAV Authoring Rules feature.
  • 5.
    In the Actions span, click on Enable WebDAV.
  • WebDAV is enabled for the particular Web Site.
  • 6.
    In the Actions span, click on Add Authoring Rule...
  • 7.
    Set the following values:
    • a)
      Allow access to: All content
    • b)
      Allow access to this content to: All users
    • c)
      Permissions: Read, Source and Write
  • 8.
    Click on OK to activate the setting.
  • WebDAV is configured to allow all users full access.

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