Import calendar entry via email?

Is there a way to import a calendar entry via an email?

My team shares out of office invites on an outlook distribution list and ideally I would like to get any calendar notices on this distribution list to automatically import into a team calendar.  I am not sure if I can have this go into JIRA first or not.... wondering if anyone has accomplished something like this already.

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Hi Ken,

Ideally, each team calendar would have an email address that you could send an email to in order to create a calendar appointment and that email address could be added to the distribution list. Unfortunately, there is a 3+ year request for this feature and no progress so far - https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONFSERVER-49160.

That said, one other way to do this might be to:

  • Create a generic user that has an Exchange mailbox solely to sync up with Team Calendars
  • Add that user to the distribution list
  • Login as that user and share out the calendar to create an ics feed
  • In Confluence, add a new Team Calendar (using ubscribe by url) and use the ics url you copied from above

I could provide more details on the specifics of these steps if this seems like a desirable route for you. Others might have other suggestions too.

Thanks,

Marlon

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