IT Hit WebDAV Server Engine for Java Features

No WebDAV and XML Experience Required

The library provides a high-level API that eliminates the need for studying WebDAV standards and protocols. WebDAV XML requests are parsed by the IT Hit WebDAV Server Library and converted to API calls.

Independent of Storage Type

The provided sample demonstrate storing files in Oracle database, but with IT Hit WebDAV Library you can store files in a file system or virtually any other storage. It is perfect for WebDAV-enabling your existing Document Management or Content Management System.

Independent of Hosting Environment

Being independent of hosting environment the WebDAV Server Library can run in virtually any Java application server. The provided example runs on Apache Tomcat and Oracle Glassfish server.

Tested with Most WebDAV Clients on Windows, MAC and Linux

The Engine supports all RFC 2518 and RFC 4918 compliant WebDAV clients such as Microsoft Web Folders, Microsoft Office, MAC OS X, iWork on iPad, Konqueror, Gnome Nautilus, DavExplorer, etc. With IT Hit WebDAV Server Library for Java you will be able to manage your documents via Windows Explorer and upload unlimited file structures with a single copy-paste operation.

Function Entirely Over HTTP/HTTPS

Unlike FTP, WebDAV does not require opening port 21 and runs entirely over HTTP via firewalls without any additional configuration. WebDAV also supports secure connection via SSL that is not supported by FTP.

Based on Open Standards

The library is compliant with latest WebDAV RFC4918 and DeltaV RFC 3253. The Library allows creation of Class 1, Class 2 compliant WebDAV server and supports DeltaV Core-Versioning Package.

No Client Application Deployment Required

Most modern OS, including Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP and Mac OS, are shipped with WebDAV client applications eliminating the need for client applications distribution and support. The Cross-Origin Request Sharing standard that is supported by this server also allows you to manage data on your server using Web browser-based WebDAV client created purely in JavaScript and located in another domain.

Basic, Digest and LDAP Support

The Library is independent of authentication schema and you can use any authentication supported by your environment or implements any custom authentication schemas. The provided samples and documentation describes configuration of Basic, Digest and LDAP (Active Directory) authentication.

Search Support

The engine supports search based on DASL standard. The provided samples demonstrate free-text search and indexing implementation using Apache Lucene and Tika. 

Quota Support

Quota support provides information about total space and free space available for the user.

Pause \ Cancel \ Restore File Uploads and Downloads

Using resumable upload feature, you can pause upload, cancel upload and restore broken upload as well as you can request the amount of bytes successfully saved on the server side.

Upload Files From HTML Pages and Show Upload Progress

You can upload files from AJAX/HTML application submitting a POST-multipart form. During the upload, you can request upload progress and create AJAX/HTML upload progress bars.

DeltaV Support

WebDAV Engine supports RFC 3253 Core-Versioning Package. With DeltaV you can check-out/check-in files in you repository and track file versions according to open standards. The library supports linear versioning by both versioning-aware and versioning-unaware clients. It supports Version-Control feature, UPDATE feature, Version-History feature, and auto-versioning.

Unit Tests Provided with Source Codes

90% of Library code is covered by unit tests provided with a source codes license.