WEB-DAV Linux File System(davfs2)

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Davfs2 is a Linux file system driver that allows you to mount a WebDAV server as a local disk drive. Davfs2 uses Coda for kernel driver and neon for WebDAV interface. To get informaton about Davfs1, visit this page.

WebDAV is an extension to HTTP that allows remote collaborative authoring of Web resources, defined in RFC
2518
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Davfs allows a remote Web server to be edited using standard applications that interact with the file system. For example, a remote Web site could be updated in-place using the same development tools that initially created the site.

UPDATE 2018/5/7Some outdated information in this post, please take a look on this webdav guide, it seems much better than my old post.