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Connecting to WebSpace With WebDAV in Mac OS X

WebSpace supports a connection protocol known as WebDAV, which allows you to access your WebSpace folder directly from your hard drive instead of going through a Web browser.

Connecting to WebSpace in Mac OS 10.4 and Later

  1. Select your Mac desktop.

  2. Select the Go menu, and then choose Connect to server.

  3. Enter "https://webspace.utexas.edu/youruteid" in the URL Server Address field. Replace youruteid with your UT EID.

  4. Click Connect, and enter your EID and password when prompted. A link to your WebSpace directory should be placed on your desktop.

  5. To disconnect when your session is done, drag the WebSpace link from your desktop to the trash can in the dock.

Connecting to WebSpace in Mac OS 10.3 and Earlier

If you are using Mac OS 10.3 or earlier to connect to WebSpace using WebDAV, you need to download and install the Goliath client software. You can download Goliath at no cost from BevoWare.

  1. From the Finder, open Goliath.

  2. From the File menu, select New Connection.

  3. In the URL field, enter "https://webspace.utexas.edu/youruteid". Replace youruteid with your UT EID.

  4. Enter your UT EID and password and click OK.

Once connected, you will see a window that provides access to your files on the WebSpace server.

Uploading Files

To upload files, drag and drop a copy of your files and folders to the Goliath window.

Downloading Files

To download files from the WebSpace server to your hard drive:

  1. Select the items you want to download.

  2. From the Web menu, select Download Items.

You will then be prompted to select a location on your hard drive for the files.

Deleting Files

To delete files from the server:

  1. Select the items you want to delete.

  2. From the Web menu, select Delete Items.

The Delete Items option moves items to the Trash folder on your computer. To permanently remove items, you must also delete them from the Trash folder.

Last updated June 8, 2012 @ 10:32 am

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