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HttpDavModule

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Synopsis

This module adds the HTTP and WebDAV methods PUT, DELETE, MKCOL, COPY and MOVE.

This module is not compiled by default. It is necessary to enable it at compile-time via

./configure --with-http_dav_module

Example:

location / {
  root     /data/www;
  client_body_temp_path  /data/client_temp;
 
  dav_methods  PUT DELETE MKCOL COPY MOVE;
 
  create_full_put_path   on;
  dav_access             group:rw  all:r;
 
  limit_except  GET {
    allow  192.168.1.0/32;
    deny   all;
  }
}

Directives

dav_access

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This directive assigns access rights for file and directories, for example:

dav_access user:rw group:rw all:r;

If assigning any permissions for groups or all, then it's not necessary to indicate permissions for user:

dav_access group:rw all:r;

dav_methods

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This directive enables specified HTTP and WebDAV methods. Setting it to off disables all methods, ignoring the remaining parameters.

For the PUT method the destination file must reside on the same partition as the directory where the temporary file is stored (given by directive client_body_temp_path in the location section).

When a file is created using the PUT method it is possible to assign the modification date by setting the Date header.

create_full_put_path

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By default, the PUT method can only create files within existing directories. This directive permits creating all necessary intermediate directories.

References

Original Documentation