• Documentation

  • User Manual

  • Accessing Nextcloud Files Using WebDAV

  • How to mount / map your WebDAV folder

    Linux Shell:

    aptitude install davfs2 (if not already installed)

    mkdir /mnt/webdav (or wherever you like it)

    mount.davfs /mnt/webdav

    davs:// (in Nautilus, gvfs-mounts etc.)

    Windows Command Prompt - cmd:

    net use w:

    Note: Windows 7 and Vista will fail to connect to the server using insecure Basic authentication.
    It will not even display any login dialog. Windows 7 and Vista requires SSL / HTTPS connection to be used with Basic.
    If you try to connect via "Add Network Location Wizard" you will get the following error:
    "The folder you entered does not appear to be valid. Please choose another".

    Prior to mapping your drive, you will need to permit the use of Basic Authentication in the Windows Registry.
    Therefore set the registry key to the value "2" :


    Or download and execute this Windos batch script file: enable-win7-webdav.bat - which will do exactly this.

    Info: In General the BasicAuthLevel can be set to the following values:

  • 0 - Basic authentication disabled
  • 1 - Basic authentication enabled for SSL shares only
  • 2 or greater - Basic authentication enabled for SSL shares and for non-SSL shares

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