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Connect to WebDAV (Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning) server to monitor for file changes or perform a variety of operations with files and folders.

Server WebDAV server name or IP address.
Port WebDAV server port to connect. By default, encrypted connection uses port 443 while unencrypted connection uses port 80.
Connection Connect to WebDAV supports both non-encrypted and encrypted connections.
  • Plain · unencrypted WebDAV connection.
  • SSL · TLS · encrypted WebDAV connection.
Authentication Depending on server settings, use user credentials or user credentials with client certificate.
  • User credentials · provide WebDAV connection username and password.
  • Credentials with a client certificate · if required, provide client certificate and passphrase.
Username Specify username.
Password Specify password.
Client certificate path For client certificate authentication provide client certificate file. Supported formats—Personal Information Exchange (.pfx or .p12); Base64 encoded X.509 (.pem or .key) · Learn more

A private key and certificate can be provided in two separate files. The files must have the same name with different extensions. Automation Workshop looks for .crt or .cer files, if the provided file contains only a private key section. For example:
  • webdavs-client.key (provided as input)
  • webdavs-client.crt (automatically loaded)
Certificate passphrase For client certificate authentication provide client certificate passphrase.
Mask passwordMask password buttonTo maximize security, mask the password characters. While enabled, it is not possible to use the Variable Wizard.
BrowseBrowse buttonUse Browse to select a particular file or folder on local disk, network share on LAN (local area network), etc.
Variable WizardVariable Wizard buttonUse dynamic data input—substitute a parameter from a file, web, connected Trigger, other Actions, date and time presets, etc.
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  • Dynamic variables & Events of the Connect to WebDAV. Access the name (address) of the WebDAV server and its fingerprint. Detailed logs are maintained for connections to the WebDAV server, including any connection problems encountered.


  • WebDAV protocol may reveal incorrect access credentials error only after actual remote file Actions are used, for example, upload file, download file, etc.
  • WebDAV default directory can be set in Server field: dav.example.com/directory
  • To upload or download files from default directory, use current path notation: ./

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