Help on Protocols > HTTP Settings

The following information and controls appear on Protocols > HTTP Settings.

Enable HTTP
Enables HTTP access for cluster administration and browsing content on the cluster.
Disable HTTP and redirect to the web interface
Permits only administrative access to the web administration interface. This is the default setting.
Disable HTTP
Closes the HTTP port used for file access. Users can continue to access the web administration interface by specifying the port number in the URL. The default port is 8080.
Document root directory
The parent directory beneath which users can access files and subdirectories. The default is /ifs. Click Browse to navigate to and select a different directory. If you want to specify a directory that has not been created yet, click File System Explorer to create the directory and specify its permissions.
Server hostname
The HTTP server host name, which must be a fully-qualified, SmartConnect zone name and valid DNS name. The name must begin with a letter and contain only letters, numbers, and hyphens.
Administrator email address
The email address to display of the primary contact for any issues that might occur with the HTTP server.
Authentication
A drop-down menu of authentication options, as follows:
Item
Description
Off
Disables HTTP authentication. This is the default setting.
Basic Authentication Only
Enables HTTP basic authentication. User credentials are sent in plain text.
Integrated Authentication Only
Enables HTTP authentication via NTLM, Kerberos, or both.
Integrated and Basic Authentication
Enables both basic and integrated authentication.
Basic Authentication with Access Controls
Enables HTTP basic authentication and enables the Apache web server to perform access checks.
Integrated Authentication with Access Controls
Enables HTTP integrated authentication via NTLM and Kerberos, and enables the Apache web server to perform access checks.
Integrated and Basic Auth with Access Controls
Enables HTTP basic authentication and integrated authentication, and enables access checks via the Apache web server.
Enable WebDAV
Click the check box to permit multiple users to manage and modify files collaboratively across remote web servers. The default is disabled.
Enable access logging
Click the check box to instruct the Apache HTTP server to discontinue logging access attempts to the server. The default is enabled.