[Owncloud] Suggestions to make ownCloud CalDAV/CarDAV work under Windows 7 + IIS
leonorator at lavabit.com
Wed Dec 14 15:19:01 UTC 2011
Hello, i already wrote those suggestions on the mailing list, but i
thought to put them here in a clearer (and more visible) manner. Here it is:
I had troubles making CalDAV/CardDAV functionality of ownCloud work
under Windows 7 + IIS, and i solved applying those two corrections to my
1) Make sure the PHP handler get ALL the http verbs:
a) On IIS Manager, select the web server/folder where ownCloud is
b) Open 'Handler Mapping'
c) In the 'Path' column, look for the '*.php' entry (normally it's
'PHP53_via_FastCGI') and double click it.
d) Click 'Request Restrictions...' button
e) On 'Verbs' tab, make sure 'All verbs' is selected
2) Completely remove WebDAV feature of IIS
a) Open Control Panel
b) Under Programs/Program and Features, chose 'Turn Windows
Features on or off'
c) Select Internet Information Services, World Wide Web Service,
Common HTTP Features
d) Make sure 'WebDAV publishing' is unchecked
Take a look at this post for more information:
Of course, this is a problem for those that need IIS WebDAV feature for
other sites hosted on the same server. I don't know if there is a
I think it would be nice to publish those suggestions on the
installation guidelines on ownCloud site
(http://owncloud.org/install/advanced/), or wherever you think appropriate.
Thank you, and keep up the good work.
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