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For Thunderbird, you need to install the "Lightning" calendar addon. Go to Tools -> Addons, and search for "Lightning".
 
For Thunderbird, you need to install the "Lightning" calendar addon. Go to Tools -> Addons, and search for "Lightning".
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http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal0.jpg
  
 
Once you have the Calendar component installed, the steps to add your Zimbra calendar are as follows:
 
Once you have the Calendar component installed, the steps to add your Zimbra calendar are as follows:
  
a. click on File -> New -> Calendar...
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# Click on <tt>File</tt> -> <tt>New</tt> -> <tt>Calendar</tt>
b. select 'CalDAV'
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# Select <tt>On the Network</tt>
c. enter the following into the Location: https://mail.ncf.ca/dav/ACCOUNT_ID@ncf.ca/CALENDAR_NAME
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http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal1.jpg
d. check "Cache" - so your calendar contents will be accessible even if you're offline
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# Select <tt>CalDAV</tt>
e. give it a name, eg. "Zimbra: Calendar", and choose a color - I like blue!
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# Enter the following into the Location: <tt>https://mail.ncf.ca/dav/ACCOUNT_ID@ncf.ca/CALENDAR_NAME</tt>
f. IFF you have more than one email account setup, you'll also want to tell it which one to associate with that calendar
 
 
 
 
Enter your NCF accountID where it says ACCOUNT_ID, and the Zimbra calendar you wish to add where it says CALENDAR_NAME.
 
Enter your NCF accountID where it says ACCOUNT_ID, and the Zimbra calendar you wish to add where it says CALENDAR_NAME.
  
 
eg., in my case, to add the default Zimbra calendar, which is named simply "Calendar", I would enter:
 
eg., in my case, to add the default Zimbra calendar, which is named simply "Calendar", I would enter:
  
https://mail.ncf.ca/dav/al178@ncf.ca/Calendar
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<tt>https://mail.ncf.ca/dav/al178@ncf.ca/Calendar</tt>
  
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal1.jpg
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# Check <tt>Cache</tt> - so your calendar contents will be accessible even if you're offline
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# Click <tt>Next</tt>
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal2.jpg
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal2.jpg
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# Give it a name, eg. <tt>Zimbra: Calendar</tt>, and choose a color - I like blue!
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# IFF you have more than one email account setup, you'll also want to tell it which one to associate with that calendar
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal3.jpg
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal3.jpg
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http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal4.jpg
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal4.jpg
  
 
[[Category: Email]]
 
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Revision as of 00:37, 29 February 2012

Zimbra calendar and contacts follow the CalDAV and ContactDAV standards.

For Thunderbird, you need to install the "Lightning" calendar addon. Go to Tools -> Addons, and search for "Lightning".

zimbra_cal0.jpg

Once you have the Calendar component installed, the steps to add your Zimbra calendar are as follows:

  1. Click on File -> New -> Calendar
  2. Select On the Network

zimbra_cal1.jpg

  1. Select CalDAV
  2. Enter the following into the Location: https://mail.ncf.ca/dav/ACCOUNT_ID@ncf.ca/CALENDAR_NAME

Enter your NCF accountID where it says ACCOUNT_ID, and the Zimbra calendar you wish to add where it says CALENDAR_NAME.

eg., in my case, to add the default Zimbra calendar, which is named simply "Calendar", I would enter:

https://mail.ncf.ca/dav/al178@ncf.ca/Calendar

  1. Check Cache - so your calendar contents will be accessible even if you're offline
  2. Click Next

zimbra_cal2.jpg

  1. Give it a name, eg. Zimbra: Calendar, and choose a color - I like blue!
  2. IFF you have more than one email account setup, you'll also want to tell it which one to associate with that calendar

zimbra_cal3.jpg

zimbra_cal4.jpg