D2L - Setting Up WebDav via Web Folders

Last Updated: 08/15/2017
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The following documentation demonstrates the process of creating a web folder for users of Windows 32-bit systems (Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8). Users of Windows 64-bit systems should use Cyberduck for WebDav course connections.

*Note: To be able to create a web folder, a software update may be required, and can be downloaded from www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=15123 . (This is only required for Vista users). 

Step 1

In the Start menu, click Computer.

Step 2

Click Map Network Drive.

Step 3

Click Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures.

Step 4

Click Next.

Step 5

Click Choose a custom network location then click Next.

Step 6

Enter the URL for your course and then click Next.

*Note: Your course URL will consist of the domain https://learndav.colorado.edu and then the Course Offering Path, found in the Course Offering Information (accessed through Edit Course). The URL should look similar to https://learndav.colorado.edu/content/enforced/1000-course_name/. If you are still having trouble understanding the URL format, please visit the main WebDav page for further explanation.

Step 7

Type in your CU login name and Identikey password when prompted, than click OK.

Step 8

Type in a name for this course folder and then click Next.

Step 9

Click Finish and your web folder should be created. You will now be able to manage course files form the created folder.