D-PHYS Groupware

At groupware.phys.ethz.ch, we provide an installation of the web-based eGroupware collaboration suite. It's available to every owner of a D-PHYS account and offers many features like calendar, address book, integrated webmail, a todo list, project management and an integrated wiki. Furthermore, it supports synchronization of calendar and contacts data to a wide variety of targets.

eGroupware might also be the solution if you're looking for a collaborative calendar for your team or group. Please contact us to request a group calendar (see below). Usage scenarios (mainly for ISG staff).

There are some online tutorials that might help you use eGroupware.

Access Calendars via the Web

Open the URL https://groupware.phys.ethz.ch/

Configure which calendars to sync

If other users give you permission to access their calendars, you can configure groupware to also sync their calender to your clients.

  • In the web interface click on your intials or avatar (top right)
  • Select Preferences in the menu
  • Select CalDAV/CardDav sync in the top left dropdown
  • In the Calendar tab, select the users/calendars you want to sync
  • Hit Save

Grant access to your calendar

  • In the web interface click on your intials or avatar (top right)
  • Select Access in the menu
  • Click on the + (plus) icon
  • Application: Events
  • Access by: Select the desired user who should have access
  • Rights: Select the desired access rights
  • Hit OK

Group calendars

Contact us and we will create a dedicated group calendar account (LDAP) and crediantials. This account is usually managed by your IT-responsible or secretary.

  • In the web interface log in using the group account
  • Grant access to your group members (see above)

Your group members can now add the calendar in their web interface and configure the calendar for synchronisation via CalDAV (see above). This is a required step in order for the calendar to appear in other clients.

Example workflow:

  • Grant access to others (in the personal or in the group calendar)
  • Others can then access the calendars via webinterface

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  • For adding entries to other calendars instead of the personal one, you need to use the 1 day or 7 day view

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  • Each user then needs to configure which calendars to sync to clients via CalDAV (by default only the own personal calendar is synced)
  • Sync calendar with applications (each user authenticates using their own account and sees all calendars that they configured for sync)

Sync Calendars with Applications

Groupware web interface screenshot

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Converting Calendars from other Sources