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Using BB Playbook with OS X Server CalDav

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Dec 10, 2012 4:22 AM



Have OSX server (all updates installed) running, mainly for Wiki and Filesharing access.


Added a Calendar so to use Free / Busy times, resources / locations, etc.  Works fine on iPhone & iPad, and OS X (MacBook) but I'm trying to link a user that has a BB Playbook.


In the Accounts section of the BB PB I use Advanced Setup to select a CalDav account.  Where this differs from the iOS / OSX devices is that I'm asked for an email address.  So I enter the users registered email address, all other details as per the iOS devices - but it comes back with that either the server is offline or the settings are incorrect.


Has anyone any advice on how to get round this issue?





Mac mini, OS X Server
  • Cyrus Daboo Level 2 Level 2 (230 points)
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    Dec 10, 2012 11:42 AM (in response to Ian Skelton)

    Do you see any requests from the Playbook hitting your server when you try to configure the account? Look in /var/log/caldavd/access.log.


    Are there separate fields for entering user name and server address? Is your CalDAV server on hosted on a machine with a DNS name that is the same as your email domain (e.g. vs

  • Cyrus Daboo Level 2 Level 2 (230 points)
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    Dec 11, 2012 7:27 AM (in response to Ian Skelton)

    So it seems the Playbook is not connecting at all. I have never seen a Playbook or come across anyone else using CalDAV on it, so I really don't know what configuration is needed. Technically all you need for OS X server is the user id, password and server host name.


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