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[[Zimbra]] is NCF's webmail system.
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[[Zimbra]] is NCF's WebMail server.
  
Zimbra's calendar and contacts follow the CalDAV and CardDAV standards. For contacts, see [[Zimbra: Thunderbird Contacts]].
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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.
  
To install the Zimbra calendar in older versions of the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozilla_Thunderbird Mozilla Thunderbird] email client , you need to install the "Lightning" calendar addon. Go to Tools -> Addons, and search for "Lightning". For later versions it is already included with Thunderbird.
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Zimbra also supports synchronization of the Zimbra Calendar (your NCF calendar) with a Thunderbird calendar.
  
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal0.jpg
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The synchronization interface is subject to change and NCF members  should obtain up-to-date information directly from Zimbra:
  
Once the Lightning calendar component is installed, the steps to add your Zimbra calendar are as follows:
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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]
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* [https://wiki.zimbra.com/wiki/Accessing_Zimbra_Collaboration_Server_with_Thunderbird Accessing Zimbra Collaboration with Thunderbird]
  
1. Click on <tt>File</tt> -> <tt>New</tt> -> <tt>Calendar</tt>
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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."
  
2. Select <tt>On the Network</tt>
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Additional information can be obtained via a Google search of the Zimbra site: '''thunderbird sync calendar site:zimbra.com'''
 
 
3. Click <tt>Next</tt>
 
 
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal1.jpg
 
 
 
4. Select <tt>CalDAV</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.
 
 
 
:eg., in my case, to add the default Zimbra calendar, which is named simply "Calendar", I would enter:
 
 
 
:<tt><nowiki>https://mail.ncf.ca/dav/al178@ncf.ca/Calendar</nowiki></tt>
 
 
 
6. Check <tt>Cache</tt> - so your calendar contents will be accessible even if you're offline
 
 
 
7. Click <tt>Next</tt>
 
 
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal2.jpg
 
 
 
8. Give it a name, eg. <tt>Zimbra: Calendar</tt>, and choose a color - I like blue!
 
 
 
9. If you have more than one email account setup, you'll also want to tell it which one to associate with that calendar
 
 
 
10. Click <tt>Next</tt>
 
 
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal3.jpg
 
 
 
11. Click <tt>Finish</tt>
 
 
 
http://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/zimbra/zimbra_cal4.jpg
 
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Zimbra: Thunderbird Contacts]]
 
*[[Zimbra: Thunderbird Contacts]]
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*[[Thunderbird Setup: Email Account and Email Alias]]
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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: Zimbra]]
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[[Category: Zimbra]]: Zimbra]]

Revision as of 15:45, 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 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