9.8. Accessing Files with WebDAV

With WebDAV you can access the Drive app files in the same way as when accessing local files on your disk. Compared with the access from the Groupware GUI, WebDAV has advantages and disadvantages:

Warning: If you delete a file with WebDAV, all versions will be lost, not only the current version. Note: To create objects with WebDAV in a public or shared folder, you need to have at least the following permissions for the respective folder: create objects, edit own objects. To also read own objects, you additionally need this permission: read own objects. Information on permissions can be found in 10.2.9: Which permissions can be used?.

Prior to accessing the Drive app files with a file browser, e.g. the Windows Explorer, you have to set up the WebDAV access. Depending on the system software the procedure differs:

Parent topic: Drive