HostMonster Web Hosting Help

WebDisk utilizing the HostMonster Public SSL

Summary

Webdisk allows you to "mount" your server space on your local computer. This allows you to drag and drop your website file on to our server from your desktop.

Note: Microsoft does not provide support for Webdisk in Windows 7.

WebDisk utilizing the HostMonster Public SSL

Windows XP

  1. From the desktop, click on Start and then My Network Places.





  2. Then, click Add a network place.



  3. A new screen will pop up reading Welcome to the Add Network Place Wizard, click Next.



  4. Click Choose a custom network location, and then click Next.



  5. Enter the following in the Internet or network address field: https://box###.HostMonster.com:2078



  6. A Security Alert pop up will ask you if you want to proceed, click Yes.



  7. Another pop up will ask you to log in. In the User name: field the user for your Webdisk (ie. user@yourdomain.com). In the Password: field type in the password you created with your Webdisk user, press Ok.



  8. You will then need to name the network place, name this anything you want. (ie. My Webdisk to 'foldername'). In the Type a name for this network place: field, type My Webdisk to 'foldername'. Replace 'foldername' with the folder name your Webdisk is accessing, click Next.



  9. You will then come to Completing the Add Network Place Wizard, click Finish.



  10. Finished! You're good to go.


Windows Vista

Note: Connecting to your Webdisk with Vista can be unreliable. There is a patch from Microsoft available. SSL support for WebDAV is not functioning properly in Vista yet. Please be patient as many connection attempts may be required.

Same instructions apply with the private SSL but instead of using the https://box###.HostMonster.com:2078, you can also use https://www.yourdomain.com:2078. Make sure to replace 'yourdomain' with your actual domain name.

Knowledgebase Article 74,497 views bookmark tags: disk layer secure set setup socket upload web webdav (updated 634 days ago)


Was this resource helpful?

Did this resolve your issue?


Please add any other comments or suggestions about this content:





Recommended Help Content

This article will explain how to access and use the Web Disk and cPanel as well as explain variations for different operating systems. (updated 436 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 11,224 views tags: cpanel webdav webdisk

How do I upload my web site? (updated 64 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 987,348 views tags: ftp site upload uploading web website

How do I setup CuteFTP 8.2 for FTP? (updated 669 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 66,711 views tags: connect cute ftp set settings setup upload

Related Help Content

General Information about SSL Certificates (updated 439 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 126,199 views tags: accept card cert certs credit ecommerce encryption layer online payments secure shopping socket

How to create a Network Folder in Windows Vista and 7 (updated 440 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 27,597 views tags: ftp vista webdav webdisk windows

How to renew an existing SSL certificate--or purchase a new one, within your cPanel (updated 48 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 32,397 views tags: cert certificate layer secure security socket ssl

I would like to view the statistics for my website. (updated 641 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 95,932 views tags: addon domain enable hits set setup statistics stats subdomain visitors web

How do I use a secure FTP connection? (updated 503 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 111,530 views tags: ftp secure sftp shell ssh

Learn how to find out how much of the unlimited disk space you have used. (updated 627 days ago)
Video "How-to" Tutorial 81,143 views tags: cpanelutilities disk file unlimited

What is a Public IP Address? (updated 628 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 61,078 views tags: ip public

Mailman - How can to disable the Public Archive Function? (updated 1283 days ago)
Knowledgebase Article 16,859 views tags: mailman public