27 Nov 2002 Rich   » (Master)

Having attended Greg Stein's tutorial on Dav, I came back determined to get FTP turned off on my servers for good, and replace it with DAV. Yes, I still have FTP enabled, although I suppose I should not tell you that in such a public forum. Why do I? Well, because I host web sites, and people like to create content in Dreamweaver, and then get it to the server somehow. And they are Windows and Mac users. And getting them to use ssh/scp has proved to be impossible. I've tried, for going on 3 years now, and just gotten nowhere.

But it seems to me that DAV will actually solve this problem. They can continue to use Dreamweaver, and then then can upload the content via DAV. I think that this will make me happy. I think that I will feel better about my servers, as well as the simple fact that I'll be using very cool technology.

So far I've gotten DAV running on a couple test servers, and I'm tinkering with cadaver as a client. This seems to be working remarkably well, and I should have this stuff happily in place before the end of the week.

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