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Archived - Mac OS X Server 10.2, 10.3: How to Publish an iCal Calendar on a Hosted Site

This document explains how you can publish an iCal calendar using Mac OS X Server's WebDAV module.

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Follow these steps to publish an iCal calendar with Mac OS X Server.

Configuring Mac OS X Server 10.2

  1. Open Server Settings.
  2. Click the Internet tab.
  3. Choose Configure Web Service from the Web module. The resulting window should open to the General tab. If not, click the General tab.
  4. Be sure the checkbox for "Enable WebDAV support" is selected.
  5. Click the Sites tab.
  6. Double-click the website you want to use to host the calendar.
  7. Click the Options tab.
  8. Be sure the checkbox for "Enable WebDAV" is selected.
  9. Click the Access tab.
  10. Double- click the default realm.
  11. Add a user or group to the Authoring list.
  12. Save the changes.
  13. Restart the Web service.
  14. Check the permissions on the document root for the Web server. The user "www" must have read and write permission for the WebDAV connection to work properly. Update the permissions if necessary.


Configuring Mac OS X Server 10.3

  1. Open Server Admin.
  2. Select Web Service from the desired server in the Computers & Services list.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click Sites.
  5. Double-click the website definition you want to edit.
  6. Click Options.
  7. Be sure the checkbox for "Enable WebDAV" is selected.
  8. Click Realms.
  9. Create a new Realm by clicking on the plus (+) button.
  10. Add users to the new Realm.
  11. Be sure the "Can Author" checkbox is selected.
  12. Save the changes.
  13. Restart Web Service.
  14. Check the permissions on the document root for the Web Server. The user "www" must have read and write permissions for the WebDAV connection to work properly. Update the permissions if necessary.


Publish a sample calendar from iCal on a client computer

  1. Open iCal.
  2. Choose File > New Calendar. Give the calendar a unique name.
  3. Choose Calendar > Publish Calendar.
  4. Select "Publish on a web server".
  5. Enter the URL for the site you configured on the server (such as "http://myserver.example.com").
  6. Enter the name and password for a user with Authoring enabled on the server.
  7. Click Publish.
Last Modified: May 7, 2012
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