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[[Zimbra]] is NCF's webmail system.
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[[Zimbra]] is NCF's WebMail server.
  
Zimbra calendar and contacts follow the CalDAV and CardDAV standards. This article outlines how to set up Zimbra contacts in the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozilla_Thunderbird Mozilla Thunderbird] email client.
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NCF supports '''IMAP''' (recommended) and '''POP''' (alternative) access via [https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/all/ Mozilla Thunderbird] to the NCF Zimbra ('''NCF WebMail''') server.
  
For calendar see [[Zimbra: Thunderbird Calendar]].
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Zimbra also supports synchronization of the Zimbra Contacts (your NCF contact list) with a Thunderbird contact list.
  
==Thunderbird 24 and later==
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The synchronization interface is subject change and NCF members  should obtain up-to-date information directly from Zimbra:
For Thunderbird 24 and newer versions use the CardBook add-on for Thunderbird:
 
  
1. Install the [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/cardbook/ CardBook] add-on for Thunderbird
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* [https://wiki.zimbra.com/wiki/Configure_Zimbra_GAL_as_LDAP_addressbook_in_Thunderbird Configure Zimbra GAL as LDAP addressbook in Thunderbird]
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* [https://wiki.zimbra.com/wiki/Accessing_Zimbra_Collaboration_Server_with_Thunderbird Accessing Zimbra Collaboration with Thunderbird]
  
[[File:Thunderbird01.JPG]]
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As of 2-18-08-09, both of the above links contain a warning: "This article is a '''Work in Progress''', and may be unfinished or missing sections."
  
2. CardBook offers to import your existing Thunderbird Address Book
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As of 2-18-08-09, the second link contains a statement: "This article is a Community contribution and may include unsupported customizations."
  
[[File:Thunderbird02.JPG]]
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Additional information can be obtained via a Google search of the Zimbra site: '''thunderbird sync contacts site:zimbra.com'''
 
 
3. After installation the CardBook launch icon is added to the Thunderbird Toolbar
 
 
 
[[File:Thunderbird03.JPG]]
 
 
 
4. Open the CardBook add-on by clicking the icon
 
 
 
5. Right click on the Address Books header
 
 
 
[[File:Thunderbird04.JPG]]
 
 
 
6. On the context menu select "Add address book"
 
 
 
[[File:Thunderbird05.JPG]]
 
 
 
7. From the new window that opens select "Remote"
 
 
 
[[File:Thunderbird06.JPG]]
 
 
 
8. Set the "Type" as “CardDAV”, the URL as "<nowiki>https://mail.ncf.ca/dav/xxnnn@ncf.ca/Contacts</nowiki>" and enter your Username and Password. Remember to change the 2 highlighted areas in the image below to your NCF ID
 
 
 
[[File:Thunderbird07.JPG]]
 
 
 
9. Once set, CardBook synchronizes with the NCF Zimbra email server
 
 
 
10. Synchronization settings can be customized on the “Sync” tab of the CardBook preferences
 
 
 
[[File:Thunderbird08.JPG]]
 
 
 
:''Thanks to NCF member Al Richman for the CardBook instructions and illustrations.''
 
 
 
==Thunderbird 23 and earlier==
 
 
 
For Thunderbird 23 and earlier, you need to install the "Zindus" contacts addon. Go to Tools -> Addons, and search for "Zindus".
 
 
 
Later versions of Thunderbird do not support Zindus, due to Zindus development being discontinued.
 
 
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zindus_1.jpg
 
 
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zindus_2.jpg
 
 
 
Once you have the Zindus component installed, the steps to sync your Zimbra contacts are as follows:
 
 
 
# Tools -> Zindus
 
# click on <tt>Add</tt>
 
# select <tt>Zimbra</tt>
 
# Server Url: <tt>https://mail.ncf.ca/</tt>
 
# Enter your email address and password, should be in the format <tt>ab123@ncf.ca</tt> and your password
 
# Select <tt>No</tt> for the Global Address List/GAL
 
# Click on <tt>Test Connection</tt>
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zindus_3.jpg
 
 
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zindus_4.jpg
 
 
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zindus_5.jpg
 
 
 
If it worked, you should be set. Click 'Sync now' if you like, and then 'OK'.
 
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Zimbra: Thunderbird Calendar]]
 
*[[Zimbra: Thunderbird Calendar]]
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*[[Thunderbird Setup: Email Account and Email Alias]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/all/ Download Mozilla Thunderbird]
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*[https://www.zimbra.com/ Zimbra]
*[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/cardbook/ Download CardBook Extension]
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*[https://wiki.zimbra.com/ Zimbra Wiki]
  
 
[[Category: Zimbra]]
 
[[Category: Zimbra]]

Revision as of 15:11, 9 August 2018

Zimbra is NCF's WebMail server.

NCF supports IMAP (recommended) and POP (alternative) access via Mozilla Thunderbird to the NCF Zimbra (NCF WebMail) server.

Zimbra also supports synchronization of the Zimbra Contacts (your NCF contact list) with a Thunderbird contact list.

The synchronization interface is subject change and NCF members should obtain up-to-date information directly from Zimbra:

As of 2-18-08-09, both of the above links contain a warning: "This article is a Work in Progress, and may be unfinished or missing sections."

As of 2-18-08-09, the second link contains a statement: "This article is a Community contribution and may include unsupported customizations."

Additional information can be obtained via a Google search of the Zimbra site: thunderbird sync contacts site:zimbra.com

See also

External links