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CalDav Settings for iOS

Calendaring Extensions to WebDAV (CalDAV) lets you sync calendar events and notifications from various email accounts to your devices and applications. Hexnode allows the admin to configure CalDAV settings from the MDM console.


This functionality is available on all pricing plans except Express.

Configure CalDAV via policy

To configure CalDAV via policy,

  1. Login to your Hexnode MDM portal.
  2. Navigate to Policies > New Policy. Assign a suitable name and description (optional) for the policy. You can also choose to continue with an existing policy.
  3. Go to iOS > Accounts > CalDAV. Click Configure.

CalDav Settings for iOS

Settings Description
Account Description Description to identify between various CalDAV accounts on the device.
Account Host Name Domain name or IP address of the server.
Port Port number of the server.
Principal URL URL to access the user’s calendar. All iCloud calendar for the same users will have the same principal URL.
Account User Name User’s account name. %username% or %email% can be used to fetch the data dynamically from the active directory.
Account Password Password associated with the above-mentioned username.
Use SSL Use SSL for establishing an encrypted connection between the device and the CalDAV server.

Associate policy to devices/groups

If the policy has not been saved,

  1. Navigate to Policy Targets > +Add Devices.
  2. Choose the target devices and click OK. Click Save.
  3. You can also associate the policy to device groups, users, user groups or domains from the left pane of the Policy Targets tab.

If the policy has been saved,

  1. Go to Policies tab. Choose the desired policy.
  2. Click on Manage drop-down and select Associate Targets.
  3. Choose the target entities and click Associate.

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