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How to Secure WebDAV with SSL and Two-Factor Authentication

Apr 19, 2007, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"Web-based distributed authoring and versioning or WebDAV is the protocol that is creating the 'read-write' web. It is facilitating collaboration in many ways across the internet, replacing proprietary protocols (FrontPage, e.g.) or superseding less functional open protocols ((FTP, SFTP). The primary drivers for the adoption of WebDAV include:

  • "WebDAV resources can be set up like local drives allowing you to work with remote files as if they were on your machine.
  • "It allows for 'locking' of files so multiple users can work with a file at the same time, but only one at a time can make changes..."

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