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Downloading and Configuring cadaver for Unix and Linux to Connect to the Web Hosting Service

Question:
How do I download and configure cadaver for Unix and Linux to connect to the Web Hosting service?
Answer:
  1. Download cadaver from the cadaver Web site.
  2. Download the latest version of OpenSSL from the Tarballs page.
  3. To install OpenSSL:
    1. In the terminal, navigate to the directory where you downloaded the OpenSSL tar file.
    2. At the shell prompt, enter: tar zxvf ABC but replace ABC with the name of the OpenSSL.tar.gz file you downloaded.
    3. Enter: cd ABC but replace ABC with the name of the directory created after unzipping the OpenSSL file.
    4. Enter: ./config --prefix=/usr/local/openssl shared
    5. Enter: make && make install
    6. Enter: /usr/local/openssl/bin/openssl version
  4. At the shell prompt, enter: export CPPFLAGS="-I/ABC/include" but replace ABC with the location to which you downloaded OpenSSL. The default location is /usr/local/openssl/include.
  5. Enter: export LDFLAGS="-L/ABC/lib but replace ABC with the location to which you downloaded OpenSSL. The default location is /usr/local/openssl/lib.
  6. Navigate to the directory where you downloaded the cadaver tar file.
  7. Enter: tar zxvf ABC but replace ABC with the name of the cadaver file you downloaded.
  8. Enter: cd ABC but replace ABC with the version of cadaver that you downloaded.
  9. Enter: ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/ --with-ssl
  10. Enter: make
  11. Enter: make install
  12. Enter: export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=ABC/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH but replace ABC with the location to which you downloaded OpenSSL. The default location is LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/openssl/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH.
  13. To verify that you installed the correct version of cadaver and OpenSSL, enter: cadaver -- version
  14. To connect to your hosting site, enter: ABC https://webdav.hosting.vt.edu/www.XYZ.vt.edu but replace ABC with the location to which you installed cadaver. The default location is /usr/local/bin/cadaver. Replace XYZ with the name of your Web site.
  15. At the Do you wish to accept the certificate? prompt, enter: y
  16. Enter your PID.
  17. Enter your password. If you have forgotten your PID password, follow the instructions at Changing Forgotten PID Password with Account Recovery Options.
  18. Once cadaver is installed and configured, use the following commands to upload and download files:
    • To upload a file, enter: put ABC but replace ABC with the name of the file you want to upload.
    • To download a file, enter: get ABC but replace ABC with the name of the file you want to download.

For a list of more commands, refer to Commands for Managing Files and Folders in cadaver for Unix and Linux.

Mon, 08/05/2013 - 12:22pm 1284 Views Article ID: 2536