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Re: Webfolders and WinXP

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-04-03 00:28:53 CEST

martin@v.loewis.de (Martin v. L÷wis) writes:

> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
>
> > "If the computer is a member of an NT Domain, then it seems to be
> > unable to connect to the WebDAV share. It repeatedly asks for a
> > name and password, even when the Apache server isn't issuing an
> > authentication challenge! Some have speculated that this might
> > happen because WebFolders is specifically designed to operate
> > against Microsoft's SharePoint DAV server. If the machine isn't
> > part of an NT Domain, then the share is mounted without a
> > problem. This mystery is not yet solved."
>
> I've read this, but I don't believe it: A Win2k client can connect
> just fine. It appears that only XP has this problem. I was hoping that
> the information "is not yet solved" was outdated...

My impression of WebFolders is that there seem to be many
implementations floating around out there, each with different
quirks. It varies based on your OS, service pack, and version of IE.

I wish someone from Microsoft would pipe up and give us a clue. :-(

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