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This contrib is available on SME 7, SME 8 and SME 9, however no longer maintained by its author. He strongly suggests moving to [Horde 5] for SME9 [see bug #8956].

Kronolith for SME Server


Contrib 9:
The latest version of smeserver-kronolith is available in the SME repository, click on the version number(s) for more information.

Contrib 9:
The latest version of kronolith-h3 is available in the SME repository, click on the version number(s) for more information.


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)

Open https://yourserver/webmail

Log in and check out "Calendar"-item.


yum remove smeserver-kronolith kronolith-h3
signal-event post-upgrade; signal-event reboot

Additional information

Kronolith website

Announcement: SME Server 7.x Contribs

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Please note that this was written in January 2008, if the software change then this howto may be outdated.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://
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


Please raise bugs under the SME-Contribs section in bugzilla and select the smeserver-kronolith component or use this link .

"No open bugs found."
"No open bugs found."

Tested software

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.