How to sync contacts and tasks using eM Client via WebDAV

MDaemon versions 16.0.0 and above include CardDav and CalDav servers.  The eM client is an email client supports both CardDAV and CalDav connections, allowing MDaemon accounts to have contacts, calendars, and tasks synced to the client.

Verify the CalDav and CardDav services are enabled in MDaemon.

  1. Select Setup
  2. Select Web & IM Services
  3. Select CalDav & CardDav
  4. Verify Enable CalDav & CardDav server is checked

On the client machine:

  1. Start the eM Client application
  2. Select Tools
  3. Select Accounts
  4. If an account already exists on eM Client, click New Account.  If no accounts exist, the wizard will open and you can skip this step.

  5. Select Contacts
  6. Select CardDAV
  7. Click Next
  8. Enter the http://{server host name}/.well-known/carddav to enable the client to sync all available contacts
    • using the .well-known string in the server address will also sync calendars and tasks via CalDav
    • use the URL syntax below to sync specific contacts

  9. Enter the MDaemon user name.
  10. Enter the MDaemon user password.
  11. Click Next
  12. Create a name for the CardDav account
  13. Click Next
  14. Click Finish

URL Templates

*Replace {server host name} with the server host name or IP address

Personal Contacts
The "addressbook" directory is a shortcut to the user's own default addressbook.
http://{server host name}/webdav/addressbook - logged in user's default contacts folder
http://{server host name}/webdav/addressbook/friends - the logged in user's "friends" contacts folder
http://{server host name}/webdav/addressbook/folder/personal - the logged in user's "personal" contacts folder that's in a "folder" subfolder

Shared Contacts
The "contacts" path is a shortcut to shared contact folders.
http://{server host name}/webdav/contacts/company.mail/user2 - user2@company.mail's default contact folder
http://{server host name}/webdav/contacts/company.mail/user2/test - user2@company.mail's "test" contact folder

Public Contacts
The "public-contacts" path is a shortcut to public contact folders.
http://{server host name}/webdav/public-contacts/company.mail - domain's default contact folder
http://{server host name}/webdav/public-contacts/test - "test" contact folder in the root of the public folder hierarchy