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Create an Additional Web Disk (WebDAV) Account for Media3

How to create an additional Web Disk (WebDAV) Account for Media3

This article applies to: Media3 Managed Web Hosting

Regardless of whether you are connecting to a WebDAV resource as the main instance account, or using a subordinate / additional account, all files will be owned by the main instance user.
  1. Connect to the Media3 Dashboard. Enter your NetID and password to login.
  2. Under My Services > Server View (Media3's default view), find the server or instance you want.
  3. Select Instances/Sites from the left menu
  4. Select the appropriate Instance
  5. Select WebDisk.
  6. Under Create an Additional Web Disk Account, enter:
    1. Username
    2. Password
    3. Password (Again)
    4. Set Home Directory to public_html/
    5. Select Read-Write or Read-Only, as desired.
Do NOT select Enable Digest Authentication.
  1. Make a note of the Domain field, which is prefilled for you.  For example, if the Domain is, and the Username is firetruck, then the full WebDAV username would be  
  2. Select Create.

If you successfully created your new account, the system will display a confirmation message.


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