Java Desktop System Email and Calendar User Guide

To Add a Java System Calendar Server Account

Perform the following steps:

  1. Choose Tools -> Settings.

  2. Click on Sun Java System Accounts in the left pane of the Settings dialog. A table for Calendar Server accounts is displayed in the right pane.

  3. Click Add. An Add new account dialog is displayed.

  4. Enter the Calendar Server account information in the Add new account dialog. The following table describes the elements on the Add new account dialog:



    Account Name

    Type a short account name. 


    Select one of the following protocols from the drop-down list: 

    • http: Select this protocol for normal operation.

    • https: Select this protocol for additional security.

    If you are not sure which protocol to specify, contact your Calendar Server system administrator.


    Type the name of the server that you use for Calendar Server. For example,


    Type the port number to use for Calendar Server. The default value for the Port field is 80.


    Type the username that you use to log in to Calendar Server. Usernames are case sensitive.

    Do not enter your password in this dialog. Calendar Server asks for the password when you access the account.

    Poll Interval (min)

    Use this spin box to specify how frequently to check the server for updates. 

  5. Click OK to save your changes and close the Add new account dialog. Email and Calendar checks your Calendar Server account information, then displays an Information dialog that tells you that you must restart Email and Calendar for these settings to take effect.

  6. Restart Email and Calendar.