This tutorial will guide you on how to connect Microsoft Exchange Calendar items to an XML RSS Feed for Digital signage solutions.
First connect to your source Exchange Calendar with the
Exchange Web Services (Appointments) Provider, enter the URL to the Exchange Web Services this has a default value
https://outlook.office365.com/ews/Exchange.asmx for Office365.
Enter your credentials and add a mailbox to return calendar items from. To Add a mailbox, click on the ellipsis (
...) and add the mailbox to the string collection editor.
Connect the Target to the
RSS/XML File provider and enter a path for the Xml file in the
Pressing OK triggers the Mapping Rules, select the Exchange Calendar to RSS (Navori) rule set to apply the default configuration for Navori XML file.
This sets up the project for you to copy current and future appointments for the current day to the XML file. You can adjust how many days to return by changing the setting DaysForwardToReturn.
Compare A->B toolbar button to compare the data and view the results.
Start to apply the changes to the XML File.
This then creates an XML/RSS file that you can use with your Digital Signage system.
To schedule the project using the Run Tool check out our training article.