How do I sync my zMailCloud calendars using CalDAV in iCal?

Written by Jay Cihla on . Posted in Configuring Mail Clients, Knowledgebase


iCal & Mac OS 10.8+ syncs your zMailCloud account calendars, including calendars shared to you.


1. Open the Mac Calendar application.

2. Go to Calendar > Preferences:


3. Click on Accounts at the top of the Preferences window and click the + sign to add a new account:


4. In the new account pane, select CalDAV as the account type:



5. Select Manual from the account type drop-down list and enter your account information:

Username: your full zMailCloud email address
Password: your password
Server Address: (if you are unsure what your custom server address is, please contact your Administrator or our help desk).

Note: Accounts which login at to check webmail should use the server address:

Once you have entered your info, click Create to add your account to the Mac Calendar application.

Additional note:

We have received reports of iCal sync responding with the following error message when trying to schedule or modify appointments in iCal after upgrading to Mac OS 10.8:

The server responded with 400 to operation CalDAVWriteEntityQueueableOperation.

To resolve the issue, click iCal (in upper left corner) > Preferences > Alerts. Select your zMailCloud account set a default alert to anything other than none (15 minutes before, for example) in the Events field. Also make sure “Use these default alerts on only this computer” is NOT checked:


Next Steps
If you have any questions or need further assistance, please submit a help desk ticket.

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