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==WebDAV for Windows 7==
==WebDAV for Windows 7==
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Windows 7 does NOT natively support WebDAV.  You will need to download a third party software.
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Windows 7 natively supports WebDAV, which allows you to work with your Resources and Worksite files in e-Learning much like any other folder on your computer.  
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BitKinex is one such software, and can be downloaded at: http://www.bitkinex.com/
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===Installion Tip===
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See [[Resources#Create a Webdav on a Windows 7 machine|Creating a WebDAV connection on a Windows 7 machine]].
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On installation choose HTTP connection.
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=== Third-Party Software ===
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=== Creating a WebDav Connection ===
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If [[Resources#Create a Webdav on a Windows 7 machine|using Windows 7's WebDAV]] does not work, you will need to download a third party software. BitKinex is one example, and can be downloaded at: http://www.bitkinex.com/
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====Bitkinex Installion Tip====
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On installation, choose HTTP connection.
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==== Creating a WebDav Connection with Bitkinex ====
# Start BitKinex
# Start BitKinex
# File -> Quick Connect
# File -> Quick Connect
# Paste your Resources URL into Server Address
# Paste your Resources URL into Server Address
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##Go to your Sakai Course Resources Folder
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##Go to your e-Learning Resources tool or Dropbox tool
##Click the link "Upload-Download Multiple Resources"
##Click the link "Upload-Download Multiple Resources"
##Copy the url that is in bold
##Copy the url that is in bold
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##*Should resemble: https://elearning2.courses.ufl.edu/dav/f16c7b26-f3c6-4a03-87dc-20ec5c01c4bc
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##*Should resemble: https://elearning2.courses.ufl.edu/dav/a12b3c45-d3c6-4a03-87dc-20ec5c01c4bc
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# Enter in your gatorlink username and password
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# Enter your gatorlink username and password
# Press connect
# Press connect
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Transfer files from your local computer(Right most column) into your resources folder(Middle column).
Transfer files from your local computer(Right most column) into your resources folder(Middle column).
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===FAQ===
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====FAQ====
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====I can't re-connect to a saved WebDAV session!  What do I do?====
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=====I can't re-connect to a saved WebDAV session!  What do I do?=====
To re-connect to a saved WebDAV session:
To re-connect to a saved WebDAV session:
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Double click the saved session to open it!
Double click the saved session to open it!
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== WebDAV for Mac Snow Leopard ==
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See [[Known Issues#Need Special Instructions to Set up Webdav in Windows 7 and Mac Snow Leopard|Known Issues]] for details.

Latest revision as of 13:28, 1 October 2012

Contents

WebDAV for Windows 7

Windows 7 natively supports WebDAV, which allows you to work with your Resources and Worksite files in e-Learning much like any other folder on your computer.

See Creating a WebDAV connection on a Windows 7 machine.

Third-Party Software

If using Windows 7's WebDAV does not work, you will need to download a third party software. BitKinex is one example, and can be downloaded at: http://www.bitkinex.com/

Bitkinex Installion Tip

On installation, choose HTTP connection.

Creating a WebDav Connection with Bitkinex

  1. Start BitKinex
  2. File -> Quick Connect
  3. Paste your Resources URL into Server Address
    1. Go to your e-Learning Resources tool or Dropbox tool
    2. Click the link "Upload-Download Multiple Resources"
    3. Copy the url that is in bold
  4. Enter your gatorlink username and password
  5. Press connect

You should now be connected.

Transfer files from your local computer(Right most column) into your resources folder(Middle column).

FAQ

I can't re-connect to a saved WebDAV session! What do I do?

To re-connect to a saved WebDAV session:

  1. Right-click on the session
  2. Properties
  3. Go to "Site Map" under Server
  4. Highlight the row with your webdav path
  5. Change "This location specifies:" to "Directory (WebDAV)"
  6. Click Update button
  7. Click OK

Double click the saved session to open it!

WebDAV for Mac Snow Leopard

See Known Issues for details.

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