Web.config file is emptied when copying to WebDAV share

When you configure a WebDAV site, it is not only accessible via the NET USE command to map the drive in Windows Explorer, it is also accessible via a browser.  Because of this it is not safe to allow users or customers to upload web.config files that would possibly impact the availability, functionality or security…

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500.19 when setting up WebDAV on a UNC File share

I have written some instruction on how I setup a WebDAV installation that uses Windows Authentication and UNC here. An important concept to understand before you start setting up a WebDAV solution using this configuration is the difference in behavior when you are logged on and testing from the IIS server versus testing from a…

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Setting up WebDAV on IIS using Windows Authentication and a UNC, mapped drive or file share

I have spent some hours setting up a solution defined in the title of this article.  I want to make clear that there are numerous ways of configuring this and there are numerous Kerberos/Windows Authentication configuration possibilities based on different SPNs, IE Zones, Application Pool identities, etc…  This article is intended to provide 1 possible,…

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Using Web Platform Installer on a server without internet access

I was trying to setup a WebDAV installation that mapped to a UNC share and used Windows Authentication.  I had to create a test domain with numerous servers in order to grant all the required permissions to get this setup to work.  I had some problem with the initial step of this project because the…

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