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Alfresco 3 Business Solutions by Martin Bergljung

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Alfresco WebDAV

We have now covered most things around CIFS and you might think that it should be enough for most deployments and installations. However, CIFS is a very chatty protocol and when we have clients connecting remotely they might experience problems uploading files and browsing through the repository. Also, in installations with thousands of users Alfresco CIFS can experience performance problems and occasional interruptions. Further on, if you are using a virtualized application environment like Citrix XenApp, it can be a configuration challenge to get CIFS working.

The solution in these cases is to turn to WebDAV, which communicates with Alfresco via the familiar HTTP protocol and is much easier to get up and running, and to test ...

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