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How to install and configure the OfficeCalendar Client
Question
ID
186
Category
OfficeCalendar Client(s)
Date Created
1/11/2010 2:27:14 PM
Date Updated
6/26/2017 9:47:04 AM
How do I install and configure the OfficeCalendar Client on my user's machines so they can synchronize?
Answer
The process for installing/configuring the OfficeCalendar Client software is provided below:

***Installation Instructions***
You can download and install the latest OfficeCalendar Client v11.5. by using the link provided below. Once installed you will need to configure it to synch with your OfficeCalendar On Demand Server Account Name or your local OfficeCalendar Server machine name (as instructed below).

OfficeCalendar Client version 11.5.(latest available release for On Demand Server and also Free Trial version):

http://officecalendar.com/downloads/setup11500.exe


***Configuration Instructions***

1) Install the OfficeCalendar Client onto the machine.

2) Locate and click the "Configure" icon within Outlook (hammer & wrench) on the OfficeCalendar Client machine and go to the "Server Connections" tab (PLEASE NOTE: for Outlook 2010 and higher the icons will be located in the "Add-ins" tab at the top of Outlook).


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*OfficeCalendar On Demand Server: Choose the "On Demand Server" option > enter the On Demand Account Name > click "Test Connection" > click "Apply"/OK" if successful.


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*Local OfficeCalendar Server: Choose the "Local Server" option > enter the OfficeCalendar Server machine name in the "Primary Server Name" field > click "Apply"/"OK".

[For assistance determining the local OfficeCalendar Server machine name please review the article How do I find the name of my OfficeCalendar Server PC?]


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3) Log-in the user by either waiting for the automatic synch to take place or force a synch by clicking the manual synchronization icon (calendar & lightning bolt) in Outlook.


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4) Enter the proper user's credentials, select "Save Login Information", and click "Save".


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Local OfficeCalendar Server Installations:

The traditional and most convenient way to install/upgrade the OfficeCalendar Client when you install the local OfficeCalendar Server is outlined in the OfficeCalendar User's Guide and it involves browsing over your network back to the OfficeCalendar Server machine into the "C:\ocalclient" folder to obtain this file. This method automatically configures the OfficeCalendar Client to synchronize with the correct OfficeCalendar Server machine name on the network. Please refer to the link below to get to our "Documentation" page and locate the correct User Guide for your respective version. In the Table of Contents is a section for "Install the OfficeCalendar Client add-in for Outlook".

OfficeCalendar Documentation Page:
https://www.officecalendar.com/support/documentation.aspx

[OfficeCalendar versions 8.0 and higher also allow you the ability to email the OfficeCalendar Client installation instructions from within the OfficeCalendar Administration Console. If needed you can email those instructions again by logging into your Administration Console and going to "Advanced Features"--> "Email User Instructions".
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