Lion Server: How to set up auto-accept for Lion Server Calendar Service
In Lion Server v10.7.3 and later you can configure the iCal service to allow users to auto-accept invitations during free time.
You can enable auto-accept for all Calendar service users by editing two configuration files using the instructions in this article.
- Add the the following lines to the "Scheduling" section of the /etc/caldavd/caldavd.plist file:
<key>Options</key> <dict> <key>AllowUserAutoAccept</key> <true/> </dict>
- Edit the augments.xml file in the /Library/Server/Calendar and Contacts/Data/ directory. Note: If this file does not already exist on your server, create a Location or Resource in the iCal pane of Server app. That will create the augments.xml file.
- For the "Default" record in that file, set the "<auto-schedule>" value to "true". This will globally affect all users. For example:
<record> <uid>Default</uid> <enable>true</enable> <enable-calendar>true</enable-calendar> <enable-addressbook>true</enable-addressbook> <enable-login>true</enable-login> <auto-schedule>true</auto-schedule> </record>
- Restart the Calendar Server in order for the changes to the plist and xml file to take effect.