We’re with you.

You’re researching all the methods to sync your organization’s WebDAV-enabled apps and devices to your OneDrive cloud infrastructure.

There are quite a few DIY OneDrive WebDAV methodologies.

And there are really only a select few 3rd party software packages that can do it for you the right way.

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OneDrive WebDAV Integration Information

OneDrive is  Microsoft’s cloud storage, sharing and synchronizing application. This is also known as SkyDrive.

This application is equipped with a feature that lets you store, edit your Office documents and other files online and also lets you to easily access your online files directly from your PC, Mac or mobile.

As for OneDrive WebDAV implementation, it is only usable as a Windows Network Location as it cannot support any standard protocols. In addition to this, You are only limited to  upload files under 100 MB

WebDAV access to OneDrive means you can use the HTTP protocol for OneDrive to mounts service as a network drive. Anyway, you may still have no ideal of how to set it.

on’t worry, the following article will show you a quite easy way to connect OneDrive and WebDAV no matter on your computers or phones, no matter in Windows or Mac, etc.


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If you synchronize the online OneDrive with OneDrive folder on PC, you can have the ability to easily share data within one another.

For example, when you save the file on your OneDrive PC, it will be automatically copied to the  OneDrive cloud storage. So this file can again be sent through OneDrive that too online anytime and from anywhere.

However, for sharing a huge amount of data, there arises a problem of local hard disk space on the PC. That is why is important to mount OneDrive as a Windows network Drive rather than a local disk(HDD).

Since OneDrive supports the protocol which uses HTTP, you can easily perform remote operations directly to the WebDAV server . After assigning OneDrive to a network drive, users can delete the pre-installed One Drive from their Pcs.

How To Connect OneDrive Through WebDAV

First Log In to  Your OneDrive Account

Frist of all. Browse to https://onedrive.live.com/ and then sign into your Windows account.

Then work on Your OneDrive Customer ID

Once you are logged in, Go to the Files link on the left part of the web browser. Here your customer number will be displayed on the status bar.

If your status bar is disabled, then you can right-click on Files link and then click on  Copy Shortcut.

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Thirdly and Finally, Map the Drive Letter

Your next step is to map the drive letter, and there are a few ways to do this.

Step 1 – Using the Windows Command Line

You can mount  WebDAV drive letter to your OneDrive account from a single command line.

Step 2- By Using Windows User Interface and Wizards

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For doing this, you need to go to the Network and then go to This PC or My Computer icons on the desktop. After that, you can simply right-click on any one of the network icons and then select Map network drive.

Further Use Cases

OneDrive is one of the most used online storage application from Microsoft and due to its implementation with WebDAV, it becomes a core WebDAV integration which allows users the additional benefits of using a fast and secure transfer protocol.

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You may be  interested in connecting your WebDAV devices to OneDrive to use it as a cloud storage mechanism. If so, please reach out to us.

In the near future we will have a webDAV onedrive integration that will allow users to seamlessly utilize our webdav gateway server to upload files to the cloud storage provider of your choice.

In the meantime, if you’re looking to connect DAV users to Box or DropBox for storage needs, our system currently fully supports both of those cloud storage providers easily.

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References used for this WebDAV One Drive Article

  • https://www.cloudhq.net/synchronize/skydrive/webdav
  • https://central.owncloud.org/t/connecting-onedrive-through-webdav/17420
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