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Zimbra: Thunderbird Calendar

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1. Click on <tt>File</tt> -> <tt>New</tt> -> <tt>Calendar</tt>
1. Click on <tt>File</tt> -> <tt>New</tt> -> <tt>Calendar</tt>
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2. Select <tt>On the Network</tt>
2. Select <tt>On the Network</tt>
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3. Click <tt>Next</tt>
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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4. Select <tt>CalDAV</tt>
4. Select <tt>CalDAV</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>
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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6. Check <tt>Cache</tt> - so your calendar contents will be accessible even if you're offline
6. Check <tt>Cache</tt> - so your calendar contents will be accessible even if you're offline
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7. Click <tt>Next</tt>
7. 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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8. Give it a name, eg. <tt>Zimbra: Calendar</tt>, and choose a color - I like blue!
8. Give it a name, eg. <tt>Zimbra: Calendar</tt>, and choose a color - I like blue!
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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
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>
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

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