How To disable WebDAV in IIS 6

IIS 6 does not come with WebDAV enabled, but you can easily look to see if it is on.

  1. Connect to the IIS manager.
  2. Manager -> Machine -> Web Services Extensions
  3. Check the window at right.  If WebDAV is not enabled, it should look like this:

IIS Config

If your IIS manager shows it as “Allowed”, you can disable it by clicking on it and clicking the “Prohibit” button to the left.

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3 Responses to How To disable WebDAV in IIS 6

  1. Dan Smith says:

    Many thanks for the information. Clear and concise, exactly what I was after.

  2. Mike says:

    That works great until the IIS service is stopped and started (restarted), at which point it decides to re-allow WebDAV.

  3. Jimmy Butler says:

    Thanks…excellent resource center!

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