Installing WebDAV server

Piet van Oostrum piet at
Thu Sep 8 13:01:10 CEST 2011

"Fokke Nauta" <fnautaNO at> writes:

> "Piet van Oostrum" <piet at> wrote in message 
> news:m2zkigartn.fsf at
>> "Fokke Nauta" <fnautaNO at> writes:
>>> INFO:DAVServer.fshandler:get_data: d:\webdav not found
>>> XXX --- [07/Sep/2011 11:57:48] - Mozilla/5.0 UJindows NT 5.1; rv:6.0.1>
>>> Gecko/
>>> 20100101 Firefox/6.0.1 - "GET / HTTP/1.1" 404 -
>>> XXX --- [07/Sep/2011 11:57:52] - Mozilla/5.0 <Uindows NT 5.1; rv:6.0.1>
>>> Gecko/
>>> 20100101 Firefox/6.0.1 - "GET / HTTP/1.1" 404 -
>> From the log it looks like you are trying to access the server with the
>> url:
>> http://localhost:8008/ or something similar.
> Yes, I do.
>> This won't work as you would try to access the root of your webdav
>> directory in this way (i.e. D:/webdav). The webdav server can only serve
>> files, not directories, so you would have to access
>> http://localhost:8008/somefile.txt where somefile.txt is a file in
>> D:/webdav.
> OK, thanks. I am not familiar to WebDAV.
> I tried. Got something different (at least something happened):
> "Setuptools version 0.6c9 or greater has been installed.
> (Run " -U setuptools" to reinstall or upgrade.)"
> Wasn't able to find yet.
Google for it and install.

But I don't understand. You already had WebDav installed, so why do you

>> This only applies to acces using a browser. If you access the server
>> through a webdav-aware client (for example the Finder on Mac OS X, or
>> probably the Windows Explorer) it can serve the contents of the directory.
>> -- 
> Thanks. I am just trying to use a calendar with a webdav server. I don't 
> have any experience with that.
> Simply using my browser to try it out.

Did you try the calendar with the WebDav server running?
Dit you put a file in D:\webdav and try to get it with the browser?

Piet van Oostrum <piet at>
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