Can't work with large files via WebDAV or cPanel Web Disk?  Here's the fix.

September 10th, 2014 Leave a comment Go to comments

cPanel's Web Disk uses the WebDAV protocol to allow you to manipulate files on your hosting account via Windows Explorer, just as if it were a drive letter.  The best part is that support for this is already built in to Windows.  You needn't even install any software.

By default, Windows prevents you from working with files greater than 50MB, and for longer than 30 minutes, but that can be fixed with a simple registry change.  You can make the change with Registry Editor, or copy the text below, save it as a file with the extension .reg, and run it.
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\WebClient\Parameters]
"FileSizeLimitInBytes"=dword:ffffffff
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\MRxDAV\Parameters]
"FsCtlRequestTimeoutInSec"=dword:00002a30

 

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