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Zimbra: Thunderbird Calendar

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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:
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# Click on <tt>File</tt> -> <tt>New</tt> -> <tt>Calendar</tt>
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1. Click on <tt>File</tt> -> <tt>New</tt> -> <tt>Calendar</tt>
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# Select <tt>On the Network</tt>
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2. Select <tt>On the Network</tt>
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3. Click <tt>Next</tt>
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal1.jpg
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal1.jpg
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# Select <tt>CalDAV</tt>
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4. Select <tt>CalDAV</tt>
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# Enter the following into the Location: <tt>https://mail.ncf.ca/dav/ACCOUNT_ID@ncf.ca/CALENDAR_NAME</tt>
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5. Enter the following into the Location: <tt>https://mail.ncf.ca/dav/ACCOUNT_ID@ncf.ca/CALENDAR_NAME</tt>
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.
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<tt>https://mail.ncf.ca/dav/al178@ncf.ca/Calendar</tt>
<tt>https://mail.ncf.ca/dav/al178@ncf.ca/Calendar</tt>
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# Check <tt>Cache</tt> - so your calendar contents will be accessible even if you're offline
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6. Check <tt>Cache</tt> - so your calendar contents will be accessible even if you're offline
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# Click <tt>Next</tt>
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7. Click <tt>Next</tt>
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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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8. 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
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9. IFF you have more than one email account setup, you'll also want to tell it which one to associate with that calendar
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10. Click <tt>Next</tt>
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal3.jpg
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal3.jpg
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11. Click <tt>Finish</tt>
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http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal4.jpg
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Revision as of 04:39, 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 3. Click Next zimbra_cal1.jpg 4. Select CalDAV 5. 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

6. Check Cache - so your calendar contents will be accessible even if you're offline 7. Click Next zimbra_cal2.jpg 8. Give it a name, eg. Zimbra: Calendar, and choose a color - I like blue! 9. IFF you have more than one email account setup, you'll also want to tell it which one to associate with that calendar 10. Click Next zimbra_cal3.jpg

11. Click Finish zimbra_cal4.jpg