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Using BB Playbook with OS X Server CalDav

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Dec 10, 2012 4:22 AM

Hi

 

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?

 

Thanks

 

Ian

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. example.com vs calendar.example.com)?

  • 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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