Sun Java System Calendar Server 6.3 Administration Guide

ProcedureTo Enable Autoprovisioning of Calendars

The auto-creaton of calendars is enabled by default. However, if you need to turn it on again after disabling it, perform the steps that follow:

  1. Log in as an administrator with configuration privileges.

  2. Stop Calendar Server services by issuing the stop-cal command.

  3. Change to the /etc/opt/SUNWics5/cal/config directory.

  4. Save your old ics.conf file by copying and renaming it.

  5. Edit one or more of the following parameters in the Calendar Server configuration file, ics.conf, as shown in the following table:


    Description and Default Value  


    Set to “yes”, allows default calendar creation to occur automatically when the user logs in the first time. autoprovisioning is enabled by default. 

    To turn this feature off, set the value to “no”. 

  6. Verify that the user’s LDAP entry is enabled for calendar.

    The entry must contain the icsCalendarUser object class. Add the class to the user’s LDAP entry if it is not there.

  7. If your site is using multiple domains, the user’s domain must also be calendar enabled before autoprovisioning will work. The domain entry must contain the icsCalendarDomain object class.

  8. Save the file.

  9. Restart Calendar Server.