Installing WebDAV server

Fokke Nauta fnautaNO at SPAMsolfon.nl
Fri Sep 2 21:21:03 CEST 2011


"becky_lewis" <bex.lewis at gmail.com> wrote in message 
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On Sep 2, 1:19 pm, "Fokke Nauta" <fnaut... at SPAMsolfon.nl> wrote:
> "Dennis Lee Bieber" <wlfr... at ix.netcom.com> wrote in 
> messagenews:mailman.687.1314941410.27778.python-list at python.org...
>
> > On Thu, 1 Sep 2011 12:30:43 +0200, "Fokke Nauta"
> > <fnaut... at SPAMsolfon.nl> declaimed the following in
> > gmane.comp.python.general:
>
> >> "Dennis Lee Bieber" <wlfr... at ix.netcom.com> wrote in message
> >>news:mailman.643.1314851358.27778.python-list at python.org...
>
> >> > Next, if you'd read further and didn't take the comment as the
> >> > instruction. set
> >> > firstrun=1
>
> >> I did
>
> >> > to tell the server this is the first time it is being run - IT WILL
> >> > create the database table (after the first start, reset the flag to 0
> >> > to
> >> > speed up later runs).
>
> >> It didn't create the table. The database kept empty.
>
> > Odd -- but then, I'm not running it myself, and wasn't up to reading
> > all the code to see what path it takes.
>
> It's only for experimenting with calendar software, so authorization is 
> not
> a point.
> So I forget about MySQL.
> >> > Later in the config file set
> >> > mysql_auth=1
> >> > to enable the use of MySQL, and set the admin user/password to what 
> >> > you
> >> > plan to have it use.
>
> >> I did
>
> >> > You probably want to set
> >> > daemonize=1
> >> > (maybe after first run)
>
> >> I left this to 0.
>
> >> > Oh, and don't forget to set the main data directory and any
> >> > port/host changes.
>
> >> I left host and port as they were. The main directory is e:\wwwroot
>
> >> > Start the server - it should connect to MySQL, create the table, and
> >> > add the admin user to the table.
>
> >> I started the server with server.py (in
> >> D:\Python27\WebDAV\PyWebDAV\DAVServer) -D e:/wwwroot -m -c config.ini
>
> > If the main directory is already in the config file, you probably
> > don't need to specify it on the command line...
>
> OK
>
> > And... could there be
> > something in the code where overriding the directory by command line
> > changes where it looks for the config file? (Just guessing at this
> > point).
>
> Possibly.
> I tried this:
> server.py -n -c config.ini
> Once again, the server is up and running and when I am logging in with my
> browser (10.0.0.140:8081) I can see information showing up at the command
> prompt, showing somebody is logging is, but the same error:
> "fshandler:get_data: \Webdav not found". During starting up the server
> mentioned: "pywebdav:Serving data from \Webdav".
>
> In the config file it says:
> "# main directory
> directory = \Webdav"
>
> Perhaps my Python configuration is at fault.
>
> Fokke

Is the path supposed to be absolute? In which case you'd need to have:
directory=C:\path\to\Webdav

instead of just
directory=\Webdav

I tried:
directory=D:\Webdav
directory=D:/Webdav

To no avail.
It didn.t make any difference.

I surely believe my WebDAV installation is at fault.

Fokke





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