Sun Java System Calendar Server 6.3 Administration Guide

20.1.1 Configuration Concepts for Calendar Pop-up Reminders

This section describes what must be configured to make pop-up reminders work.

Users can receive Instant Messenger pop-up reminders for upcoming events and tasks on their calendars.

To enable these pop-up reminders, two things must happen:

With pop-ups enabled, when an impending event or task nears, the alarm set in the Event Notification System causes Calendar Server to send an email notification and Instant Messaging to display a pop-up reminder.

A Calendar Server administrator can choose to configure either email notifications or pop-up reminders or both for end users. For example, to turn email reminders off, set the following parameter in the ics.conf file:

caldb.serveralarms.binary.enable= "no"