Thursday, January 1, 2015

Mounting a WebDAV Share on Mac OS X

The task:

In this tutorial we will learn how to mount a WebDAV share as a remote network drive on Mac OS X. The setup on a Mac is quick and easy as compared to a Windows machine. To learn how to do this on windows, read my blog on Mounting a WebDAV share on Windows 7.


In order to create a secure connection to your WebDAV share, make sure you use https:// instead of http:// in your WebDAV address!

If you have any questions about this article or find typos in it, please feel free to note it in your comment.

Things required:

  • Mac OS X
  • Internet Connection
  • "WebDav" address

Mounting the WebDAV share in Finder: see video

  1. Click anywhere on your desktop. Now in the top menu bar click on Go. Click Connect to Server from the drop down menu.
  2. Connect to Server" window will appear. In the Server Address field add your WebDAV server address (Example: or ( Click Connect.
  3. Click the radio button next to Registered User. Enter your credentials (Name = Username). Click Connect.

You are done! The WebDAV share is now mounted. You can easily find it under Shared tab in the Finder window.

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