Subscribed Calendars settings

Select Policies & Configs > Configurations > Add New > Apple > iOS / tvOS > Subscribed Calendars to configure read-only calendar subscriptions for the device’s Calendar application.

A list of public calendars you can subscribe to is available at www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/calendars/.

This setting does not apply to tvOS devices.

The following table describes the settings for subscribed calendars.

Table 111.   Subscribed calendars settings (iOS)

Item

Description

Name

Enter brief text that identifies this group of iOS subscribed calendar settings.

Description

Enter additional text that clarifies the purpose of this group of iOS subscribed calendar settings.

URL

Enter the URL for accessing the subscribed calendar.

Use SSL

Select to use SSL for data transfer.

User Name

Specify the user name to use. The default value is $USERID$. Use this field to specify an alternate format.

$MANAGED_APPLE_ID$ can be used for Shared iPad devices and User Enrolled devices only.

Custom attribute variable substitutions are supported.

Why: Some enterprises have a strong preference concerning which identifier is exposed. See Supported variables.

Password

Specify the password to use. The default value is $PASSWORD$. Use this field to specify a custom format, such as $PASSWORD$_$USERID$. Custom attribute variable substitutions are supported. See Supported variables.

iOS devices accept settings for up to four subscribed calendars. Therefore, any additional calendar settings applied to an iOS device will be ignored.

Supported variables

You can use the following variables in fields that support variables.

  • $USERID$
  • $EMAIL$
  • $NULL$
  • $MANAGED_APPLE_ID$

    This can be used for Shared iPad devices and User Enrolled devices only.

  • $USER_CUSTOM1$... $USER_CUSTOM4$ (custom fields defined for LDAP)

Custom attribute variable substitutions are supported.