WebDAV Download Error: 0x800700DF File Size Exceeds Limit Allowed


We set up a WebDAV based file repository for some of our Cloud deployments.

When we did so we hit the following:

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An unexpected error is keeping you from copying the file. If you continue to receive this error, you can use the error code to search for help with this problem.

Error 0x800700DF: The file size exceeds the limit allowed and cannot be saved.

Search results indeed bring up a plethora of results all with the same fix:

  1. Regedit
  2. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WebClient\Parameters
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  3. FileSizeLimitInBytes
    1. Set to the following Decimal: 4294967295
    2. Click OK
  4. Restart the WebClient service
  5. Refresh the Windows Explorer WebDAV window
  6. Authenticate again
  7. Voila!
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We’re now in business.

Philip Elder
Microsoft Cluster MVP
MPECS Inc.
Co-Author: SBS 2008 Blueprint Book

Original Posted Here: MPECS Inc. Blog: WebDAV Download Error: 0x800700DF File Size Exceeds Limit Allowed

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