[owncloud-devel] Owncloud file management externally

Vincent Petry pvince81 at owncloud.com
Wed Jul 13 13:49:28 GMT 2016


The official way to manage files externally is to use the Webdav
interface. Please note that it doesn't support the Webdav LOCK/UNLOCK
verbs, so you don't need to worry about these. Simply use the usual

If you want an example on how to do it you can check pyocclient:

It's a wrapper (or SDK) for the different ownCloud APIs, Webdav but also
some other APIs like sharing.

Hope this helps,



On 13.07.2016 15:32, Scion Savostin wrote:
> What we have capabilities to manage file externally?
> For now I create my own external REST app that using web dav calls to upload files, delete files, create folders and so on. I worry about, do I need to use web dav locking/unlocking futures? Or this is server side(owncloud) job?
> Secondly, is this only one method to achieve point of this post using web dav or maybe I could create some rest owncloud app that take care of external file operations? But I didnt find any examples except out of the box "files app" 
> Please point me to the right direction, which method to use? (now my rest implementation works pretty well, i am using just one user credentials, but i am worry about locks/unlocks)
> Thanks
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