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I created a new calendar using my CALDAV server information (including full path to the calendar). This works in Thunderbird/Lightening. (I also verified the paths by logging in using Epiphany going directly to the path.)

I create the calendar in Maya. However, I never get an error nor a prompt for a password. The calendar appears in the list of calendars but never syncs.

  • I spent several hours on this and see that Maya automatically strips a port from the URL--for example, mycalendarurl.com:2080/calendars/ becomes mycalendarurl.com/calendars/ . I tried the URL less the port via a web browser and the missing port does not allow connection to the CALDAV server. – SaB Sep 5 '17 at 19:53
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If you use https connection you need to add your certificate to trusted authorities on your computer:

echo -n | openssl s_client -connect mycalendarurl.com:2080     | sed -ne '/-BEGIN CERTIFICATE-/,/-END CERTIFICATE-/p' > /tmp/mycalendarurl.crt
cd /tmp
sudo cp mycalendarurl.crt /usr/local/share/ca-certificates/mycalendarurl.crt
sudo update-ca-certificates

Then create your caldav calendar with the caldav link from your server. After establishing connection, the calendar application will prompt for a password.

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