I tried to connect to a WebDAV share with Nautilus to an URL of the form


However, I get an error

Unhandled error message: HTTP Error: OPTIONS

Is the error on my client or the server? How to fix?

EDIT: Server providing the WebDAV share is Sonatype Nexus.


My guess is that you are simply missing an "s" at the end of "dav":


Incidentally, to check if the server is reachable, you can always go command line with cadaver:

cadaver  https://user@server.company.com:1111/path/to/dir

One last thing (since at least once a year I tend to need to figure out why Nautilus isn't getting to the old WebDAV bookmarks, and this is the most common answer): If you changed your password on the server, you will need to manually update the saved password on your system via Gnome "Passwords and Keys" (command line "seahorse").

  • Thanks, but it's not TLS. The share is provided by Sonatype Nexus, it seems to be an interoperabitility problem, but I'd like to know what exactly. May 18 '17 at 10:15
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    +1 for mentioning cadaver as a way to test, and for the helpful note about passwords. It's a pity this didn't help the questioner, but it's useful information for others (like me) who came looking for a solution to their own problems. Jan 13 '18 at 18:54

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