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Zimbra calendar and contacts follow the CalDAV and ContactDAV standards.
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[[Zimbra]] is NCF's WebMail server.
  
For Thunderbird, you need to install the "Lightning" calendar addon. Go to Tools -> Addons, and search for "Lightning".
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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.
  
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal0.jpg
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Zimbra also supports synchronization of the Zimbra Calendar (your NCF calendar) with a Thunderbird calendar.
  
Once you have the Calendar component installed, the steps to add your Zimbra calendar are as follows:
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The synchronization interface is subject to change and NCF members  should obtain up-to-date information directly from Zimbra:
  
# Click on <tt>File</tt> -> <tt>New</tt> -> <tt>Calendar</tt>
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* [https://wiki.zimbra.com/wiki/Accessing_Zimbra_Collaboration_Server_with_Thunderbird#Viewing_your_Zimbra_Calendar_using_Lightning Viewing your Zimbra Calendar using Lightning]
# Select <tt>On the Network</tt>
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* [https://wiki.zimbra.com/wiki/Accessing_Zimbra_Collaboration_Server_with_Thunderbird Accessing Zimbra Collaboration with Thunderbird]
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal1.jpg
 
# Select <tt>CalDAV</tt>
 
# 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.
 
  
eg., in my case, to add the default Zimbra calendar, which is named simply "Calendar", I would enter:
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As of 2-18-08-09, these links carry two warnings:
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* "This article is a '''Work in Progress''', and may be unfinished or missing sections."
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* "This article is a Community contribution and may include unsupported customizations."
  
<tt>https://mail.ncf.ca/dav/al178@ncf.ca/Calendar</tt>
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Additional information can be obtained via a Google search of the Zimbra site: '''thunderbird sync calendar site:zimbra.com'''
  
# Check <tt>Cache</tt> - so your calendar contents will be accessible even if you're offline
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==See also==
# Click <tt>Next</tt>
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*[[Zimbra: Thunderbird Contacts]]
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal2.jpg
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*[[Thunderbird Setup: Email Account and Email Alias]]
# Give it a name, eg. <tt>Zimbra: Calendar</tt>, and choose a color - I like blue!
 
# 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
 
  
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==External links==
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*[https://www.zimbra.com/ Zimbra]
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*[https://wiki.zimbra.com/ Zimbra Wiki]
  
[[Category: Email]]
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[[Category: Zimbra]]

Latest revision as of 14:48, 3 January 2019

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 Calendar (your NCF calendar) with a Thunderbird calendar.

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

As of 2-18-08-09, these links carry two warnings:

  • "This article is a Work in Progress, and may be unfinished or missing sections."
  • "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 calendar site:zimbra.com

See also

External links