Microsoft Windows has a notion of a Web Folder. This is how
Windows connects to a WebDAV store which can then be traversed like
any other file system. Files can be copied and moved to and from
the DAV using normal drag-and-drop methods.
To create a Web Folder open the Windows Explorer and navigate to
My Network Places .
Figure 3.32. My Network
You will find an icon or option to Add Network Place which when
double-clicked will lead you to the wizard.
Figure 3.33. Web Folder
The first screen encourages you to type the location of the
network place, for connecting to a Virtuoso DAV you will need to
know the server location and port number. If you installed Virtuoso
on to your local machine taking default options then you would
probably be typing:
Figure 3.34. WebDAV
You will then be asked for authentication information which will
require a username and a password. If defaults are taken then this
would simply be dav and dav for both.
Figure 3.35. WebDAV
To complete the creation of a Web Folder you be asked to supply
a name for the network place.
Figure 3.36. Name of your WebDAV
Once provided Explorer will automatically open a new Window over
looking the new location.
Figure 3.37. Files contained in
You can find your new Web Folder again from My Network Places
where the link will be saved.