[horde] Calendar between Horde and Outlook running out of sync

Michael J Rubinsky mrubinsk at horde.org
Tue May 20 13:51:07 UTC 2014

Quoting Patrick De Zordo <patrick at spamreducer.eu>:

> Hi,
> This applies using Horde 5.2 (pulled to "7f6f416") in conjunction  
> with Outlook 2013
> 1. case:
>     When I create a new entry in OL calendar this is syncronized to  
> webcalendar, but NOT the other way round..
>     So, when I move a entry in webcal; its never reflected back do  
> OL; they run out of sync. (date in "event_start" field from db  
> "kronolith_events" is updated!)
>     It seems every change in wecal is not synced to ActiveSync clients..
>     To resolve, I have to delete entry in OL(!!) and recreate it.
> 2. case:
>     Suppose I've created a new entry in OL calendar (let's say  
> day0=2014-05-20 10:00:00 [date in "event_start" field from db  
> "kronolith_events" = "2014-05-20 10:00:00"]); its sync'ed to Horde  
> webcal;
>     then I move this entry in OL to another time/day (let's say  
> day1=2014-05-20 11:00:00 [date in "event_start" field from db  
> "kronolith_events" = "2014-05-20 11:00:00"]) since I want to change  
> it. Nice, it's synced to webcal!
>     But, then I see I've moved it to the wrong day, and I move it  
> again (let's say day2=2014-05-20 12:00:00)..
>     From now on OL and webcal are going out of sync; in webcal the  
> entry is "fixed" on the first move day (day1); in OL it's on the new  
> position (day2)..
>     This time [date in "event_start" field from db  
> "kronolith_events" = "2014-05-20 11:00:00"], so it's not updated to  
> the new value..
> No further changes to this event are possible, till deleting and  
> recreating a new event in OL.
> So, I'm pretty sure it's a ActiveSync problem since DB is updated to  
> reflect the webcal entry times not the OL times.
> OL is NOT complaining about problems/issues (all in sync and  
> connected in Outlook blue status line), probably the new DB values  
> are not pushed to ActiveSync clients.

Most likely fixed by http://bugs.horde.org/ticket/13195

> Sorry, I know I test my systems in a harcore way, but with lots of  
> clients we can't just install without checking all of the features.

I appreciate the testing. It gets very time consuming for me to test  
every change on every client I have in every use case :)

> ========================================
> But I have to say, it's a GREAT product, really!
> ========================================


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