Using WebDAV

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== Windows XP ==
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# Log on to eLearn.  Click on the <b>WebDAV Info</b> from the <b>Build Tab</b> > <b>File Manager</b> action link. <br> [[Image:webdav_xp1.png|border]] <br><br>
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# Copy the <b>Web DAV URL</b> data that is displayed. <br> [[Image:webdav_xp2.png|border]]
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#* <b>Note</b>:  It might be helpful to paste the URL into a simple text document for later reference. <br><br>
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# From the Desktop (or Start Menu), Double click on <b>My Network Places</b>. <br> [[Image:webdav_xp3.png|border]] <br><br>
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# Then double click on <b>Add Network Places</b>.  <br> [[Image:webdav_xp4.png|border]] <br><br>
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# Click  <b>Next</b>. <br> [[Image:webdav_xp5.png|border]] <br><br>
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# Select ‘<b>Choose another location network</b>’.  Click <b>Next</b>. <br> [[Image:webdav_xp6.png|border]] <br><br>
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# In the <b>Type the location of the Network Places</b> box, paste the <b>WebDAV URL</b> copied in step 1.  Click <b>Next</b> button. <br> [[Image:webdav_xp7.png|border]] <br><br>
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# A user name and password screen will appear, enter your WebCT course designer user name and password. Then click <b>OK</b>. <br> [[Image:webdav_xp8.png|border]] <br><br>
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# The <b>Completing the Add Network Place Wizard</b> box will appear.  Enter a name for your new Network Place (ex. Name of your course – WebCT 101).  Click <b>Next</b>. <br> [[Image:webdav_xp9.png|border]] <br><br>
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# Click <b>Finish</b>. <br> [[Image:webdav_xp10.png|border]]
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#* Note:  You may be prompted to re-authenticate.  Just enter your username and password again.
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Be advised every WebDAV connection you make is the connection to that course shell ONLY. In new semesters you must create NEW connections to each new course you teach.
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== Windows Vista ==
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<b>WebDAV: Windows Vista Setup Instructions</b>
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This document provides instructions to set up WebDAV for course in eLearn on a computer with the Windows Vista operating system.
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WebDAV is a method of viewing all of your files in an eLearn course so that you may easily manage them using drag and drop. <br>
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=== Preliminaries ===
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First, your computer must have Microsoft's Software Update for Web Folders (KB907306) installed in order for WebDAV to function properly with Vista. If you have not already done so, install this update as follows::<br>
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# Visit [http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=17C36612‐632E‐4C04‐9382‐987622ED1D64 this link.] <br>You should see the following page: <br> [[Image:webdav_vista1.png|border]] <br><br>
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# Press the <b>Download</b> button.
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# Select <b>Run</b> to install the update immediately.<br> [[Image:webdav_vista2.png|border]] <br><br>
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=== Get the WebDAV course link ===
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# Open your browser and login to your course on eLearn at http://www.stevens.edu/elearn.
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# From the <b>Build</b> tab, under <b>Designer Tools</b> select <b>File Manager</b>.
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# At the top of the page next to the <b>File Manager</b> header select the <b>Action Menu</b> drop down and chose “<b>View WebDAV Info</b>”: <br> [[Image:webdav_vista3.png|border]] <br><br>
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# Copy the link info in the “<b>Folder Path</b>” field: <br> [[Image:webdav_vista4.png|border]] <br><br>
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=== Setting up WebDAV ===
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# Select <b>Computer</b> from the Start icon <br> [[Image:webdav_vista5.png|border]] <br><br>
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# With <b>Computer</b> selected in the left panel, you see "Map network drive" in the tool bar. Click on "Map network drive". <br> [[Image:webdav_vista6.png|border]] <br><br>
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# On the "Map Network Drive" dialog, click on the "<b>Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures</b>" link. <br> [[Image:webdav_vista7.png|border]] <br><br>
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# On the first of a series of "Add Network Location" dialogs, click <b>Next</b>. <br> [[Image:webdav_vista8.png|border]] <br><br>
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# Select "Choose a custom network location." and click <b>Next</b>. <br> [[Image:webdav_vista9.png|border]] <br><br>
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# Paste the WebDav link that you copied from your eLearn course and click <b>Next</b>. <br> [[Image:webdav_vista10.png|border]] <br><br>
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# Enter the <b>User name</b> and <b>Password</b>you use to login to eLearn to access your course and click <b>OK</b>. (It is the same as your Pipeline username and password.) <br> [[Image:webdav_vista11.png|border]]
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#* <b>Note</b>: You may be prompted to enter your User name and password two or three times. <br><br>
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# Type a name for the network location (your course name and semester) – ex. MGT‐609‐WS 2009S. Click <b>Next</b>. <br> [[Image:webdav_vista12.png|border]]
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#* This is the name of the folder you will use to access your course files. <br><br>
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# Click <b>Finish</b>. <br> [[Image:webdav_vista13.png|border]]
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#*In the left panel under "Folders", the name of the network location you chose in step 8 will now appear in the list. <br><br> [[Image:webdav_vista14.png|border]]
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#*When you want to replace files in your course or upload new files, simply copy the file from the location on your local hard drive (i.e. My Documents) and paste it into the WebDAV location you created for the course. Next time you login to your course on eLearn, you will find the file in the respective course’s File Manager area.
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