Kronolith for SME Server
John Bennett Services - JBS (software)
Kronolith is a web-based calendar system written in PHP and utilizing the built-in Horde Application Framework.
Step-by-step HowTo for installation of Kronolith on a fresh SME server 7.3.
Log in (with username root) to the SME server console.
Install kronolith and smeserver-kronolith with:
yum --enablerepo=smecontribs install smeserver-kronolith signal-event post-upgrade; signal-event reboot
alternatively to reboot:
expand-template /etc/e-smith/sql/init/84mysql.create.kronolith expand-template /etc/e-smith/sql/init/85kronolith_upgrade service mysql.init restart signal-event email-update config set UnsavedChanges no
Enable webmail access in server-manager (if not already done)
Log in and check out "Calendar"-item.
yum remove smeserver-kronolith kronolith-h3 signal-event post-upgrade; signal-event reboot
If you connect to the SME server console by Putty ssh-client (or similar) you can copy and paste the commands (very convenient).
Please note that this was written in January 2008, if the software change then this howto may be outdated.
Please do edit if you find errors or have improvements.
connect with Thunderbird
you will need to install pear HTTP_WebDAV_Server
pear install channel://pear.php.net/HTTP_WebDAV_Server-1.0.0RC8 service httpd-e-smith restart
to add a calender use thunderbird and lightning
- add new ical with url:
- login to http://server/webmail and go to calendar, then "manage calendars" on left
- click "subscription url" and change last part to be username only
To migrate existing lighting calendar
- go to thunderbird and export calendar to ics file
- login to webmail, go to calendar and import the ics file
- remove your temporary ics file
Host: SME server 7.3, updated 2007-01-19. Software: smeserver-kronolith 1.1-10 Dependency installed: kronolith-h3 2.1.6, php-pear-HTTP-Request 1.4.0-1, php-pear-Net-Socket 1.0.6-1, php-pear-Net-URL 1.0.14-1.