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The WSS connector for WebDav (formerly known as WebDav connector for SharePoint) is available for download (free of charge).
The download location location is:
http://www.microsoft-sap.com/zip/wsswebdavconnector.zip

The connector allows you to use SharePoint Version 2 document libraries from within SAP Enterprise Portal, connected through a Repository Manager for WebDav.

Key features:

  • Full acccess to all Windows SharePoint Services based document libraries
    Full support for custom properties / meta data
  • Full support for Windows SharePoint Services versioning capabilities
  • Transparent access to documents:
    SAP EP user don‘t even see if the document repository is a SharePoint or
    Exchange based one
  • Full integration of authentication methods between SAP EP and Windows SharePoint Services / IIS:
    NTLM, Basic w/wo SSL, SSO, Kerberos, Certificates, SAP EP based user mapping

The download location includes a full deck with architectural slides, the recorded WebCast as well as the EULA and the HTML Help file.

Please note that you have to install a hotfix (KB900929) on the SharePoint site in order to be able to run the connector install. The download of the Hotfix depends on a Premier Support contract with Microsoft which enables you for basic support.

This was a long running project (knew this only from transactions ;-)) we are all happy to have this released now. Thanks to everybody in the team: Daz for his development leadership weekly calls and reviews; Robert and Christoph from Comma Soft for their technical expertise and of course to all of our customers for their patience and ongoing demand.

For those of you who will attend SAP TechEd in Vegas or Amsterdam: There will be a session delivered by myself and my collegue André Fischer (SAP):

http://www.sapteched.com/emea/edu_sessions/session.htm?sid=283

Hope to see you soon,

- Tilo