WebDAV Setup and Troubleshooting
voroEAD Setup Procedures
- You will need your voroEAD account information to follow these procedures. Your account information includes the following: EAD Production and Testing Directory URLs, a MARC Production Directory URL, a PDF Production Directory URL, a user name, and a password. You can obtain the URLs through your Contributor Dashboard.
- Establish a WebDAV connection to your EAD Production Directory URL using the appropriate method for your operating system [PDF]. The URL should look something like this: https://voro.cdlib.org/oac-dav/...
- Establish a second WebDAV connection to your EAD Testing Directory URL using the steps outlined above. The URL should look something like this: https://voro.cdlib.org/test-oac/...
- Establish a third WebDAV connection to your MARC Production Directory URL using the steps outlined above. The URL should look something like this: https://voro.cdlib.org/marc-dav/...
- Last, establish a fourth WebDAV connection to your PDF Production Directory URL using the steps outlined above. The URL should look something like this: https://voro.cdlib.org/user-pdf-dav/...
voroEAD Setup Troubleshooting
- Verify that your complete directory URLs (i.e., include "https"), user name, and password are entered when establishing your WebDAV connection.
- Try utilizing a current and complete version of Internet Explorer to establish a WebDAV connection. To ensure your version is complete, download the free service packs for Internet Explorer from Microsoft.
- Download a WebDAV client application. The CDL does not in any way endorse products or vendors listed here; the list will be updated as additional tools are identified for the OAC community.
- DAV Explorer is a freely available client for Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP and Mac OS 9 made available by the University of California, Irvine School of Information & Computer Science. To download and install DAV Explorer, do the following:
- Go to the Download section of DAV Explorer. Select a "DAV Explorer for Windows" or "DAV Explorer for Solaris and Linux" Zip file under "Binaries", based on your operating system.
- Go to the Installation section of Dav Explorer and follow the installation procedures. Please note the following:
- You may need to install zip software, such as WinZip, if you are unable to unzip the file. A free evaluation version of WinZip is available on their Website.
- In order to run DAV Explorer, you will need to install Sun's free Java Development Kit version 1.4.
- Cyberduck is an open source/freeware resource for Windows 7 (recommended).
- BitKinex is a freeware resource for Windows 7.
- WebDrive is a resource for Windows NT/2000/XP/7 that can be purchased via the South River Technologies Website.
Last updated: June 04, 2014