[nycbug-talk] ipad remote storage question

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Wed May 18 17:00:06 EDT 2011

On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 04:21:46PM -0400, Marc Spitzer wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a roll out at work for 200+ ipads in the fall, 400 in 2 years,
> and we need to provide remote file storage/access.  I have spoken to
> apple about it and they are recommending webdav.  I was wondering if
> anyone else had any different ideas or product recommendations?
> Currently we are testing with apache/webdav and each user gets his own
>  <location></location> stanza in apache config, its fine for 5-10 but
> will become a bit unwieldy when it grows.

just thinking off the top of my head, but perhaps you could use
webdav+ldap to help scale this out?  haven't looked at docs too closely,
but i'm thinking something along the lines of pulling user auth along
with some webdav attributes from ldap...


Pete Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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