Mount a Remote Share Using WebDAV
  • 12 Apr 2022
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Mount a Remote Share Using WebDAV

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Mapping the PC to the edge filer enables access to the files using a file manager. When the edge filer is remote, the connection is via a CTERA Portal, so the edge filer must be connected to a portal.

Step-by-step guide

From Windows

To mount a local CTERA gateway share:

Note: For Windows 7 PCs you must install an update, as described in https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3140245/update-to-enable-tls-1-1-and-tls-1-2-as-a-default-secure-protocols-in.

  1. Open Windows Explorer and right-click This PC.
  2. Select Map network drive.
  3. Choose a drive letter from the Drive drop-down enter your local gateway IP address in the Folder field, with the following syntax: https://portal.portaldomain.suffix/devices/Device_Name/webdav/Share_Name
    where portal.portaldomain.suffix is the full portal name and Share_Name is the share name.
  4. Check Connect using different credentials.
  5. Click Finish.

To access the CTERA Gateway share:

  1. In Windows Explorer, click the drive letter for the share.
  2. Enter the credentials for the gateway for the user set up in the gateway.
  3. Click OK.

File Explorer is refreshed with the shares in the remote gateway.

From Mac

To mount a local CTERA gateway share:

  1. Open Finder  click Go and select Connect to server.
  2. Enter your local gateway IP address in the Server address field, with the following syntax: https://portal.portaldomain.suffix/devices/Device_Name/webdav/Share_Name
    where portal.portaldomain.suffix is the full portal name and Share_Name is the share name.
  3. Click Connect.
  4. You are prompted for your user name and password to access the portal.
  5. Enter your user name and password and click Connect.

Finder is refreshed with the shares in the remote gateway.

Mount a Local Share

Map to the Portal Using WebDAV



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