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What is the Calendar and Contacts Server (CCS)?

Posted by Allura on 08 07 2019.

Introduction
The Calendar and Contacts Server (CCS) feature helps the cPanel users in managing their CalDAV (calendar) and CardDAV (contacts) accounts from the cPanel & WHM server. While installing this plugin, this feature becomes the main calendar and contacts tool. The information is available in Horde through the server. But, cPanel account and Webmail users will then fail in connecting with the Horde calendar or address book.Note that CCS plugin is compatible with CentOS 7, CloudLinux 7, and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7 and not compatible with CentOS 6, CloudLinux 6, Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6, and Amazon Linux.Install the Plugin
There are two steps to install the plugin. They are:
Steps:Firstly, user has to navigate to WHM’s Manage Plugins interface (WHM >> Home >> cPanel >> Manage Plugins).
Then, he has to click on Install “Calendar and Contacts Server” option. User will see a success message appearing as and when the…

Introduction

The Calendar and Contacts Server (CCS) feature helps the cPanel users in managing their CalDAV (calendar) and CardDAV (contacts) accounts from the cPanel & WHM server. While installing this plugin, this feature becomes the main calendar and contacts tool. The information is available in Horde through the server. But, cPanel account and Webmail users will then fail in connecting with the Horde calendar or address book.

Note that CCS plugin is compatible with CentOS 7, CloudLinux 7, and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7 and not compatible with CentOS 6, CloudLinux 6, Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6, and Amazon Linux.

Install the Plugin

There are two steps to install the plugin. They are:

Steps:

  • Firstly, user has to navigate to WHM’s Manage Plugins interface (WHM >> Home >> cPanel >> Manage Plugins).
  • Then, he has to click on Install “Calendar and Contacts Server” option. User will see a success message appearing as and when the installation process completes.

As a result, cPanel users can connect CCS to Roundcube, Horde, or other applications. One can read our How to Set Up Calendars and Contacts documentation to get more information on this topic. Keep in mind to enter port 8443 while setting up the server name and port.

Note that if you are a system administrator, you can access the CCS data through the calendar port (8443) and manage the CCS data through Horde, Roundcube, or other applications.

Uninstall the Plugin

There are two steps to uninstall the plugin. They are:

Steps:

  • Firstly, user has to navigate to WHM’s Manage Plugins interface (WHM >> Home >> cPanel >> Manage Plugins).
  • Then, he needs to click on Uninstall “Calendar and Contacts Server” option. User will see a success message appearing as and when the uninstallation process completes.

Before uninstalling the plugin, remember that this uninstallation will erase all the CCS data that was formerly installed.

Conclusion

All information on the Calendar and Contacts Server (CCS) is outlined in this review.