… is a Perl CGI script that enables the WebDAV protocol (class 1,2,3) for web server. If you need correct permissions for files and folders you can install this WebDAV CGI script and a UID/GID wrapper. The Apache module mod_dav does not support UID/GID wrapping, so this implementation fills up this gap as a (most complete) replacement.
There are many things to make your computer more secure and sometimes something as simple as port knocking can do the trick. Port knocking as technique is used for a long time now and many implementations are already out there although for my specific use none of them seemed to be appropriate. For complete listing of these implementations please visit portknocking.org website. There you can also find a complete explanation of the methods as well as recommendations of use.