To add or modify a named resource, you can copy it to or from the repository using a WebDAV
tool. Using WebFolders is an easy way to access the Spectrum Spatial repository and
the resources contained in it.
Note: To access the repository, you must be on
the same machine where Spectrum™ Technology Platform and the repository are
To configure a WebFolder on Windows 7:
Using Windows Explorer, select Map Network Drive...
In the pop-up window, click on the link 'Connect to a website...' to
open the Add Network Location Wizard.
Click Next and select Choose a custom network
location. Click Next.
In the Internet or network address field add the repository URL; for
Enter your credentials (username and password) if you are prompted for them.
Give this connection a name; for example, Spectrum Spatial Repository.
Once finished, you will have a folder connection to the contents of the repository under your network places.
The WebFolder connection to the repository can be used like any other Windows Explorer
Note: Be aware that if you use WebDAV to make changes to named resources or metadata resource
records such that they are not located in the same folder or do not have the same
base name, then Spatial Manager will no longer make matching changes
to metadata records for move, rename or delete operations done on a resource.