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This contribs is available on SME 7, SME 8 and SME 9, however no longer maintained by its author, he suggests moving to Horde 5 for SME9 [see bug #8956].

Kronolith for SME Server

Version

Contrib 9:
smeserver-kronolith
The latest version of smeserver-kronolith is available in the SME repository, click on the version number(s) for more information.
Contrib 9:
kronolith-h3
The latest version of kronolith-h3 is available in the SME repository, click on the version number(s) for more information.


Maintainer

John Bennett Services - JBS (software)

Description

Kronolith is a web-based calendar system written in PHP and utilizing the built-in Horde Application Framework.


Step-by-step HowTo for installation of Kronolith on a fresh SME server 7.3.

Installation

Log in (with username root) to the SME server console.

Install kronolith and smeserver-kronolith with:

yum --enablerepo=smecontribs install smeserver-kronolith
signal-event post-upgrade; signal-event reboot

alternatively to reboot:

expand-template /etc/e-smith/sql/init/84mysql.create.kronolith
expand-template /etc/e-smith/sql/init/85kronolith_upgrade
service mysql.init restart
signal-event email-update
config set UnsavedChanges no


Enable webmail access in server-manager (if not already done)

Open https://yourserver/webmail

Log in and check out "Calendar"-item.

Uninstall

yum remove smeserver-kronolith kronolith-h3
signal-event post-upgrade; signal-event reboot

Additional information

Kronolith website

Announcement: SME Server 7.x Contribs

If you connect to the SME server console by Putty ssh-client (or similar) you can copy and paste the commands (very convenient).

Please note that this was written in januari 2008, if the software change then this howto may be outdated.

Please do edit if you find errors or have improvements.


connect with Thunderbird

you will need to install pear HTTP_WebDAV_Server

pear install channel://pear.php.net/HTTP_WebDAV_Server-1.0.0RC8
service httpd-e-smith restart

to add a calender use thunderbird and lightning

  • add new ical with url:

https://server/horde/rpc.php/kronolith/username/username.ics

  • login to http://server/webmail and go to calendar, then "manage calendars" on left
  • click "subscription url" and change last part to be username only

To migrate existing lighting calendar

  • go to thunderbird and export calendar to ics file
  • login to webmail, go to calendar and import the ics file
  • remove your temporary ics file


Bugs

Please raise bugs under the SME-Contribs section in bugzilla and select the smeserver-kronolith component or use this link .

IDProductVersionStatusSummary
5708SME Contribs8.0CONFIRMEDMove calFBURL from e-smith-ldap to smeserver-kronolith
IDProductVersionStatusSummary (2 tasks)
6597SME Contribs8.0UNCONFIRMEDloss of data
5627SME Contribs8.2CONFIRMEDCan't modify Calendar permissions after sharing

Tested software

Host: SME server 7.3, updated 2007-01-19. Software: smeserver-kronolith 1.1-10 Dependency installed: kronolith-h3 2.1.6, php-pear-HTTP-Request 1.4.0-1, php-pear-Net-Socket 1.0.6-1, php-pear-Net-URL 1.0.14-1.