IT Hit WebDAV Server Engine for .NET 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 Engine and converted to API calls.

Independent of Storage Type

With IT Hit WebDAV library you can store files in a database, file system or virtually any other storage. The provided samples demonstrate storing files in Microsoft SQL server database, Microsoft Access and directly in file system. It is ideal for WebDAV-enabling your existing Document Management or Content Management System.

Independent of Hosting Environment

Being independent of hosting environment the WebDAV Engine can run as part of your ASP.NET web application in IIS, as part of your stand-alone/desktop application or as HttpListener-based Windows Service.

Tested with Most WebDAV Clients on Windows, MAC and Linux

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

Runs 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 WebDAV RFC 4918, RFC 2518 and DeltaV RFC 3253. The Engine 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 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, NTLM and Kerberos Support

The Engine supports any authentication schemes supported by .NET Framework or custom authentication schemes. The provided samples and documentation describes configuration of Basic, Digest, NTLM and Kerberos authentication.

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 an amount of bytes successfully saved on a server side. Using the provided upload module you can even overcome 2Gb upload limitation in IIS/ASP.NET and upload files of any size to IIS.

Wizards for Visual Studio

The WebDAV Wizards for Visual Studio allows a quick jump to WebDAV development. Using Wizards you can add WebDAV support to your ASP.NET Web Site, ASP.NET Web Application and ASP.NET MVC Web Application. The Wizard enables WebDAV on the folder of your choice while keeping the rest of the website intact.

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 with unit tests provided with a source codes license.