Limitation of WebDAV on IIS

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 10 Aug. 2005 / Last Updated on 10 Aug. 2005]

IIS 5/6 has a limitation on how WebDAV works and which you should know about before implementing WebDAV.

In the article on you can learn how to implement WebDAV for publishing content to IIS web servers. Unfortunately IIS 5/6 has a limitation on how WebDAV works: you can only enable or disable WebDAV on a per-server basis, you can't do it on a per-site or per-virtual directory basis. You should be aware of this limitation before trying to implement WebDAV on an IIS box that hosts multiple websites for different departments or companies.

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Mitch Tulloch is a well-known expert on Windows Server administration and cloud computing technologies. He has published over a thousand articles on information technology topics and has written, contributed to or been series editor for over 50 books.

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