Sun Java System Calendar Server 6.3 Administration Guide

1.11.1 Web Calendar Access Protocol (WCAP) in Calendar Server Version 6.3

Calendar Server supports WCAP 3.0, a high-level, command-based protocol that allows communication with clients. WCAP commands, which use the .wcap extension, allow clients to get, modify, and delete calendar components, user preferences, calendar properties, and other calendar information such as time zones. WCAP elements such as times, strings, and parameters generally follow RFC 2445, RFC 2446, and RFC 2447 specifications.

WCAP returns output calendar data in an HTTP message in the following formats:

Using WCAP commands, a Calendar Server administrator who logs in using the login.wcap has the following capabilities:

For more information, see the Sun Java System Calendar Server 6.3 WCAP Developer’s Guide.