WebDAV Element [IIS Settings Schema]

IIS 7.0

NoteNote:

For more information about the webdav element, see the following topic on the Microsoft IIS.net Web site: WebDAV <webdav>.

Contains the settings that configure Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) for Internet Information Services (IIS) 7. WebDAV is an Internet-based open standard that enables editing Web sites over HTTP and HTTPS connections. WebDAV yields several advantages over the File Transfer Protocol (FTP), the most notable advantages are more security options and the ability to use a single TCP port for all communication.

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

Element

Description

authoring

Optional element.

Specifies the configuration settings for WebDAV authoring.

authoringRules

Optional element.

Specifies the authoring rules for WebDAV publishing. These rules specify the content types and authoring permissions for users or groups.

globalSettings

Optional element.

Specifies the global settings for the WebDAV module.

Parent Elements

Element

Description

configuration

Specifies the root element in every configuration file that is used by IIS 7.

system.webServer

Specifies the top-level section group (in ApplicationHost.config) in which this element is defined.

For more information about the webdav element, see the following topic on the Microsoft IIS.net Web site: WebDAV <webdav>.

Configuration locations

ApplicationHost.config

Requirements

IIS 7

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