2019 and NG: Why does WebDrive cache files when caching is not enabled?
When you turn off caching in WebDrive, the file will not be stored in cache. However, WebDrive will use the cache folder for a temporary "staging" area for files. It is similar to when you turn off caching in Internet Explorer. When you visit a website, temporary internet files are created. When you log off, the temporary internet files will disappear. The same thing happens when you turn off caching in WebDrive. When you download, upload, or open a file in WebDrive, it will download a complete temporary file to your cache folder and use that file to work from. When you disconnect WebDrive or stop using the file, that temporary file will disappear if caching is turned off.
Cache Setting Details
Cache Setting Details Question What do each of the Cache Settings mean? What effects come from changing each setting? Answer Cache Files/Folder listings: Choose whether to store files and directory listings in cache or have them always be downloaded ...
Recover File from Cache
Recover a File from Cache Question In WebDrive, can I recover files from the cache? Answer Yes, you can recover files from cache. Steps Navigate to the Cache Folder location for WebDrive. By default, this is %localappdata%\WebDrive\FileCache If you ...
Files Deleted in WebDrive Question What happens when I delete files while connected to a server using WebDrive? Answer When using WebDrive, files that are deleted are removed permanently, or moved to a supported Trash or Deleted Files folder. This ...
Can’t see Thumbnails or Preview of Files in Windows Explorer
If you wish to see thumbnails or previews of files, edit the settings for your site in WebDrive. In the "Advanced" section, turn on the setting for "Enable thumbnails and file preview".
WebDAV Timestamp WebDAV servers don't typically allow clients to set a files modified time on the server so WebDrive uses a work around to provide a way to store a files modified time using custom DAV properties. This is how WebDrive will determine ...