WEBDAV authentication for Office docunments on SSL enabled sites

As explained in my post related to the Webdav authentication issue using IE for Office documents on Windows 7, I found that the fix will not work for SSL enabled sites. To support HTTPS you will have to add the following lines in /etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl.conf file.


<VirtualHost>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_METHOD} ^(OPTIONS|PROPFIND)$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^.*$ – [F,L]
</VirtualHost>

Restart httpd

To generate an SSL certificate you can use OpenSSL library

Author: Pradeep Pant

Software Engineer

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