Technische Hinweise zu WebDAV Problemen in Windows

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Although webDAV is a straightforward protocol, there is quite some scenarios in which webDAV communication can make problems. This list might help you in solving some of these problems:

General Information about WebDAV Clients on Windows


The folder name is not valid

WebDav is slow

See Microsoft Knowledge Base: Fix Slow WebDav

Windows Vista WebDAV Client

Accept Basic Authentication in Windows

Note For security purposes, Windows Vista and Windows XP SP2 disable Basic authentication in the Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Redirector.


Basic authentication disabled
Basic authentication enabled for Secure Sockets Layer (SSLshares only
or greater Basic authentication enabled for SSL shares and for non-SSL shares


Windows 7 WebDAV Client

In addition to the settings above:

General Syntax

Make sure the URL contains only ONE colon (:), In Windows XP the URLs of may have looked like this: - please change them to;groups

WebClient Service

  1. Open the services control panel by pressing WINDOWS+R and running "services.msc"
  2. Make sure the service "WebClient" is set to "Automatic" start and is running

Error 0x80070079 : Timelimit for Semaphore reached

The timeout for upload over Web Client is by default 30 minutes.

The Solution is to modify the following Registry Key in minutes to a higher Timeout:


Error 0x800700DF: The file size exceeds the limit allowed and cannot be saved.

Modify the following Registry Entry in bytes:

Default is 50000000 bytes.

NTLM Auth Problems

Please check this page for more information on SSO NTLM Feature in XELOS.


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