Where is the WebDAV calendar .ics file located at?

Benjamin D.

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I'd like to set up a shared calendar, in the sense that the same IMAP email account is configured on 3 different computers with Outlook and I'd like the same synchronized calendar to show up on all 3 as well. I went under cPanel > Email Accounts > My email account (Manage) > Configure Calendars and Contacts > Direct CalDAV and CardDAV URLs for Calendars and Contacts

Then I see a link like: https://mail.whatever.com:2080/rpc/...calendar:3f73d0bc-ffef-e14c-7fc8-facffccf2e12

I tried to copy/paste that under Outlook 2019 > Calendars > Add new internet calendar (it asks for a WebDAV location)

Then I see some Outlook animation window for like 20 seconds then it vanishes and absolutely nothing else happens. No error, nothing gets added in the calendar list.

HOW?
 

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Hey there! In general, there isn't a way to do this as Outlook doesn't have native support for Caldav/Cardav tools. Details on that can be found here:


You would need to install a third-party plugin in order to get that working with Outlook, and a web search will show the various plugin options available.
 

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I can't believe Thunderbird (this is what I use personally) has had this for years and it's free. Outlook (what my customer uses) is a paid product and it still doesn't have such a basic functionality in 2022. This is mind blowing.
 

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That's part of the reason we say "we test on iOS devices" in our documentation since it just works.

You might want to look into the Z-push tools mentioned here for some additional compatibility:


 

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You might want to look into the Z-push tools mentioned here for some additional compatibility:

Your link refers to Android devices, but my customer uses Outlook under Windows. Anyhow, I'll be trying the CalDav Synchronizer plugin for Outlook on wednesday or thursday. It seems to do what Microsoft never even tried doing for years. We'll see how it goes, seems highly promising.
 

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I completely understand and to be honest, 99% of my customers don't bother purchasing Outlook either, they just use Thunderbird (or Google products) as it's free and it works just fine. I'll report here in 2 days if the calendar plugin I mentioned worked or not. Might be useful for others to know.
 
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