Sun Java Communications Suite 5 Evaluation Guide

ProcedureTo Create Sample Messaging and Calendaring Data

This procedure configures Messaging Server and Calendar Server so that the main demo user, Duncan, has email in his inbox and invitations in his calendar. This procedure also introduces you to the basic mail and calendar functionality provided by Sun Java Communications Suite. In these steps, you learn how to create invitations and how to modify the permissions on your calendar so that others can view your appointments. You also create calendar resources.

You should already have the Communications Express login screen displayed in your web browser.

  1. Log in as user tina with the password demo.

  2. To display Tina's calendar, click the Calendar tab.

  3. From the Current Calendar drop-down menu, select Manage Calendars.

    The Manage Calendars window appears that displays information about the Personal Calendar for Tina Givens.

  4. To change calendar permissions, click the Edit link in the Properties column.

  5. In the Edit Calendar window, select the Anyone Can Read My Calendar check box.

  6. Click Save to save the calendar.

  7. Click the Week view at the top of the Calendar UI.

  8. To create an appointment, click the New Event icon.

    The New Event window appears.

  9. Fill in the event template.

    1. Type a title for the event, a start date and time, an end date and time, and a location.

    2. To invite Duncan, type duncan in the Invitee field.

    3. Click Add.

  10. Click Save to create the event and invite Duncan.

  11. Click the Log Out link to log off Tina from Communications Express.

  12. Log in as user kathy with the password demo and repeat steps 2 through 11.

    Create the event for a different date and time, but be sure to invite Duncan.

  13. Click the Log Out link to log off Kathy from Communications Express.

  14. Log in as user robert with the password demo.

  15. Repeat steps 2 through 6 to make Robert's calendar readable by others.

    Do not create a new invitation.

  16. Create more sample data in the next task.