can be installed as a system service by selecting
iCal Install as a Service
from the iCal program group available from the
Start Button. Then go to the system Services Dialog to start the iCal
The service name is iCalService
There are a few iCal configuration items that can only be set through the console dialog box that appears when run as an application.
- Before starting iCal as a service first run it as an open
application. This is done by selecting
Start iCal Web Calendar from the Start Button.
- When running as an application, a console dialog box will be
available. This dialog box allows entry of the registration name and
code, change to port number and other settings. It is necessary to
assign all of the settings before running iCal as a service.
- When these configuration items are set, click the Shutdown
button on the Status Tab of the dialog box. No instance of iCal
should be running before starting iCal as a service.
- Install iCal as a Service by selecting
iCal Install as a Service from the program group.
- The system Services dialog box will now list
iCalService. Start the service. When
properly started no iCal icon will be visible in the task tray.
iCal configuration items can be changed after starting as a service.
There is a property setting available on the Service's dialog box
to Allow service to interact with the desktop. By checking this
option and restarting the service the iCal dialog box will appear. This will
allow you to change settings. Then stop the iCal service, uncheck the
Allow service to interact with the desktop, and restart the service.
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