With Synology WebDAV Permissions, you have an opportunity to manage and edit files that are stored on remote servers. Then, if you want to remotely access the Synology NAS the same way you to do with your local network drive, it is best for you to use client programs supporting WebDAV. This includes the Linux File Browser, Mac OS Finder, and Windows Explorer.

With Synology DiskStation Manager’s WebDAV service, client programs that support WebDAV, such as Windows Explorer, Mac OS Finder, Linux File Browser, will be able to remotely access a Synology NAS just like accessing a local network drive.

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Access Synology WebDAV Permissions

You can try the following steps:

  • Set up the Synology NAS
  • Install the Synology Diskstation Manager on the Synology NAS
  • Configure the Synology NAS
  • Log into the DSM using your administrator’s group account
  • Go to the “Package Center” section to install the WebDAV server package
  • Launch the WebDAV server
  • Check the “Enable HTTP” box
  • Click on the “Apply” button to save the settings

Synology WebDAV Permissions

For you to access Synology WebDAV Permissions and manage your files on the Synology NAS with NetDrive and Windows 7, try the following steps:

  1. Open the NetDrive
  2. Click on the “Connect” button
  3. In the Type field, choose WebDAV
  4. In the Drive field, choose the letter you want to map with the WebDAV service
  5. In the Name field, enter the name for the connection
  6. In the URL field, enter the hostname or IP address of the Synology NAS
  7. In the Port field, enter 5005
  8. In the User field, enter your DSM username
  9. In the password field, enter your DSM password
  10. Click on the “Save” button to save the settings
  11. Click on the “Connect” option

If you are into accessing your WebDAV Synology with Mac devices and wish to enable the Synology WebDAV Permissions, follow the instructions below:

  1. From the menu bar, click on the “Go” and “Connect to Server” options
  2. In the Server Address section, enter the IP address, or hostname of the Synology NAS preceded by http:// and then followed by 5005
  3. Click on the “Connect” button
  4. In the User field, enter your DSM username
  5. In the password field, enter your DSM password
  6. Click on the “Connect” button

In case your encounter Synology WebDAV Permissions error after the Windows 10 updates, this means that the Permission Error occurred in the account do not have the permission to access. So, the solution you can do is to set the permission of the WebDAV server which you can find in the control panel of your Synology NAS DSM.

Synology WebDAV Permissions Authorization Required Issue

Meanwhile, if you found HTTP/1.1 404 Authorization Required in your debug files, there is a possibility that your IP address is registered in the Synology NAS DSM’s block list. To resolve this Synology WebDAV Permissions issue, you can try checking the DSM’s block list box. To find this section, simply:

  1. Open the “Security” section
  2. Go to “Control Panel” section
  3. Click on the “Account” option
  4. Check the “Enable auto block” box
  5. Click on the “Allow/Block List” button
  6. Click on the “Apply” button

So, the next time you want to enable the Synology WebDAV Server Permissions, just follow the above steps.

In the near future we will have connectivity to synology built into the webdav product. This will enable you to seamlessly connect your webdav device to Synology via our webdav gateway server. This means no maintenance, no logins, not API management. If you’re interested in having out team consult you on your WebDAV needs, please reach out to us via email and we will facilitate a conversation to help integrate WebDAV into your private cloud strategy.