Original Publication Date: 02/28/2008
Updated Date: 08/31/2011
Note: Microsoft user documentation generally refers to the WebDAV functionality and directories as Web Folders.
Enabling WebDAV sandbox customization
To use WebDAV with FirePass, you must first configure a WebDAV password. To configure the password, perform the following procedure:
Accessing the WebDAV sandbox
Important: You must have at least one HTTP (non-SSL) web service configured in FirePass, and the Do not redirect to HTTPS check box must be selected for that web service. For more information about configuring web services, refer to the FirePass Controller Administrator Guide.
To access the WebDAV directory, perform the following procedure:
Access the following URL using a WebDAV client:
Note: Replace <firepass> with the host name or IP address of the FirePass HTTP (non-SSL) web service.
Important: F5 Product Development recommends limiting the size of your WebDAV directory to 20 MegaBytes or less if you use a FirePass high availability or cluster configuration. For more information, refer to SOL8552: WebDAV sandbox size limit for high availability and cluster configurations.
For more information about WebDAV customization, refer to the Device Management: Customization: Global: Advanced WebDAV customization section of the FirePass online help.
For a list of WebDAV-compatible clients, refer to the following website:
With the release of Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) Microsoft separated the IE from the Explorer shell. WebDav (i.e. Web Folders) are now accessed through Network Places. For more information, refer to the Microsoft documentation.
For information about enabling WebDAV for use with MS Internet Explorer 6, refer to the following Microsoft knowledge base article:
For information about enabling WebDAV for use with MS Internet Explorer 5, refer to the following Microsoft knowledge base article: