MacOS X 10.x will allow you to connect to Slide or any WebDAV
enabled site via the "Connect to Server" diaglog.
This HOWTO will walk you through connecting to a Slide share from
First, click the GO menu from the Finder, then select
the Connect to Server option:
A new window should appear. In the Address field enter
the hostname, optionally the port, and the path to the slide context:
Finally, you'll need to authenticate yourself to the Slide server.
The default username and password for administrative access is
root/root. Note, on MacOS 10.2 and latter if you
use Basic authentication, the WebDAV filesystem will display the
After selecting Continue, you will be prompted
for the username and password.
If you cannot authenticate, there's an issue with the default
web.xml file that comes with Slide version 1.0.16.
In that file, there is an
auth constraint for three
user role is not defined by default in
After you successfully authenticate yourself to the Slide server,
a new window should appear:
The WebDAVFS will allow you to treat this volume like a locally
mounted hard drive. Applications and services will interact with
the Slide share without any changes.