I'm trying to connect to my sharepoint folder through WebDav, I can't find my correct credentials to do so

Maximiliano Corbo 1 Reputation point
2024-06-14T13:32:14.2933333+00:00

Greetings.

I need to connect to my sharepoint site through WebDav, which is still supported supposedly.

Right now, I'm using Cyberduck and WinSCP, I can't connect with neither.

I'm obscuring my personal info but here's basically what I'm doing, I'm trying to connect via WebDav (https) with the following info:

url: example.sharepoint.com
port: 443
user: example@mydomain.com
password: *App password generated through profile because I have 2FA set up*
directory: /sites/admin/Shared%20documents/

I'm getting "Error 403: Forbidden". Which leads me to believe I'm setting the wrong credentials, I know password is fine because I was able to login through network mapping with that password, which leaves the username.

A cyberduck dev told me I should use the following user format to log in through WebDav to sharepoint: DOMAIN\username.

But I just can't log in. Perhaps I haven't figured out the correct format. I tried

example\example@mydomain.com
example\example
mydomain\example
mydomain.com\example
example.sharepoint.com\example
example.sharepoint.com\example@mydomain.com

And so on and so on

But none work. So, I'm making this post asking for help. Thanks in advance.

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  1. Miguel Gonçalves | AVANADE 961 Reputation points
    2024-06-14T22:54:32.8966667+00:00

    Hi Maximiliano Corbo

    According to the Cyberduck Help documentation, connecting to your SharePoint site through WebDav using Cyberduck and WinSCP, should connect to SharePoint Online with the built-in Microsoft SharePoint connection profile.

    These are general suggestions and might not work in your specific case, but please read and check if make sense for you.

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  2. Ling Zhou_MSFT 15,320 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-06-17T07:16:26.0866667+00:00

    Hi @Maximiliano Corbo,

    Thank you for posting in this community.

    Perhaps you have checked that you have enough permissions to access that SharePoint file library?

    In addition, I found an article that documents similar problems and solutions to the problems you are experiencing, please see if it helps you: How to fix “The website does not support SharePoint Online credentials. The response status code is ‘Unauthorized'”.


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