Browsing FTP and WebDAV with Windows Explorer

1 September 2007 by Snakefoot | Comment » | Trackback Off
Was looking at the possibility of mounting a FTP drive as a network drive, and found that there was several things in this area I didn't know. Note if using a Gmail account, then one can use the GMail Drive shell extension (Max 10 MByte files) to map it as a network drive, or use RoamDrive (No file size limit). This is not officially supported by Google, so it will only work as long Google doesn't start blocking it.
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Updated: 4 October 2007

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Comment by Mark - 15 October 2007 @ 2:52 Reply

FTP is old and very insecure.
I use WebDAV in secure mode i.e. by using SSL.

Check out the BarracudaDrive home server with integrated WebDAV server:
http://barracudaserver.com/products/BarracudaDrive/

A really easy to use and cool WebDAV client is Total Commander: http://www.ghisler.com/

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