Web Disk, also known as WebDAV, is a drag-and-drop interface in cPanel that you can use to access your website’s files in the same way you would be able to access a local drive on your computer.
With Web Disk you can:
The latest version of Web Disk also lets users connect with their cPanel account from Android mobile devices.
How to connect to Web Disk:
The website files can now be viewed from your personal computer. You can also drag and drop files from your hard drive to your website.
For Microsoft Operating Systems
Connecting to Web Disk
cPanel’s version 11.38 now allows Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 users to be able connect to Web Disk either using an auto setup script or a manual connection.
Take note that If you are running Windows XP or Windows Vista on your desktop, you might have to download a patch from Microsoft’s website to be able to use Web Disk.
Connecting to Web Disk with no Secure Socket Layer
If you want to use Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8 to access Web Disk over an unencrypted connection, cPanel will require you to enable Digest Authentication. However, if you already have a signed SSL certificate for your domain, Digest Authentication will no longer be necessary.
To enable Digest Authentication:
To disable Digest Authentication:
There is something you have to be aware of. Unlike SSL, Web Digest authentication is an unencrypted authentication method. This means that your cPanel credentials may be transmitted in plain text. It is highly recommended that you use FTP for this purpose instead as it is more secure.
Using Mac OS X
How to connect with MacOS X: