1A First Alternative

Webfolders - Windows XP

Microsoft has ceased security support for the Windows XP operating system in May 2014. This means that Windows XP PCs will no longer be safe to use.

Please contact your 1A partner to obtain a more recent operating system or a new PC.
This manual is for older systems and/or software and is no longer maintained.

This manual is meant for 1A-server users. It explains how you can use Webfolders. With Webfolders you can safely connect to shares which have been made available over the internet. Webfolders makes use of the WebDAV protocol.

We have measured slow performance of Webfolders on Windows XP. This is due to Microsoft's implementation of WebDAV on Windows XP.

Requirements

To complete this manual, you will need:

  • The hostname of your 1A-server
  • The UNC path to Webfolders: \\<hostnaam>\webfolders
    For example: \\klant.nl.alt001.com\webfolders
  • Your username and password

Steps

1
Open window 'Map Network Drive'
  • Open Windows Explorer
  • Rightclick Mijn Computer
  • Choose Map network drive...
Open window 'Map Network Drive'
2
Enter your information
  • Choose a drive letter at Drive:
  • Enter the UNC path at Folder:
    For example: \\klant.nl.alt001.com\webfolders
  • If you want to make this mapping permanent, check Reconnect at logon
  • Click different user name
Enter your information
3
Username and password
  • Enter your username and password in the window Connect As...
Username and password
4
Connecting to Webfolders
  • Click Finish to connect
Connecting to Webfolders
5
Webfolders is ready to use
  • When the connection has been established, the new drive will appear under 'Network Drives'
Webfolders is ready to use