Wednesday, 14 July 2010

WebDAV

Here at CERN we use AFS for our home directories on Linux, but the windows stuff all uses DFS with https webdav voodoo.

Discovered on Ubuntu 10.04 that if I save a nautilus bookmark with:

davs://USERNAME@dfs.cern.ch/dfs/Users/U/USERNAME dfshome

it totally fails to connect. The correct syntax is simply:

davs://dfs.cern.ch/dfs/Users/U/USERNAME dfshome

and put in *both* your username and password when prompted.
Oh, and they're stored in ~/.gtk-bookmarks incase you need to edit them :-)

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