Exchange Calendar to XML RSS Feed

This tutorial is for connecting Microsoft Exchange Calendar items to an XML RSS Feed for Digital signage solutions.

This tutorial is for connecting Microsoft Exchange Calendar items to an XML RSS Feed for Digital signage solutions.

First connect to your source Exchange Calendar wit 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.

Connect

String Collection Editor

Connect the Target to the RSS/XML File provider and enter a path for the Xml file in the XmlDocumentUrl parameter.

Connect

Pressing OK triggers the Mapping Rules, select the Exchange Calendar to RSS (Navori) rule set to apply the default configuration for Navori XML file. Mapping Rules

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. Project

Press the Compare A->B toolbar button to compare the data and then Synchronise to apply the changes to the XML File. Compare A to B

Synchronise

This then creates an XML/RSS file that you can use with your Digital Signage system. XML

To Schedule the project see Running a DS3 project on a schedule using the Run Tool check out this article.


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