Solved

How do I create outlook appointments with c# in exchange?

Posted on 2011-03-07
10
864 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-17
What is the easiest way to get it to work? I've been playing with Microsoft.Exchange.WebServices.Data; and it seems like this is the way to go.

0
Comment
Question by:joein610
  • 5
  • 4
10 Comments
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:plusone3055
ID: 35059037
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:pchui
ID: 35065869
This is the documentation for creating appointments with the EWS Managed API:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd633661(v=exchg.80).aspx#Y100

I assume that you are writing a server app, so you'll need to to create appointments for other users. In which case, you'll also need to incorporate impersonation:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd633680(EXCHG.80).aspx

If you are writing a client app, just use the Outlook Object Model. This example is VB.NET, but you get the idea... http://support.microsoft.com/kb/313788
0
 

Author Comment

by:joein610
ID: 35070122
Thank you for all the info. I'm trying to get it to work but it gets me an error all the time. I attached the API dll file but it seems like it doesn't work properly. Take a look at the screen shots
3-8-2011-8-58-55-AM.png
3-8-2011-8-59-45-AM.png
0
3 Use Cases for Connected Systems

Our Dev teams are like yours. They’re continually cranking out code for new features/bugs fixes, testing, deploying, testing some more, responding to production monitoring events and more. It’s complex. So, we thought you’d like to see what’s working for us.

 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:pchui
ID: 35078671
Looks like you added the reference correctly, so I don't see why Visual Studio is complaining. Is Microsoft.Exchange.WebServices in the Object Browser (like in my screen shot)?
objectbrowser.JPG
0
 

Author Comment

by:joein610
ID: 35082768
Yes it is. Is there anything else I can do to try to get this to work?
0
 

Author Comment

by:joein610
ID: 35082812
This is how it looks like..
3-9-2011-8-52-29-AM.png
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:pchui
ID: 35089999
Try building my project file. It assumes that the Microsoft.Exchange.WebServices.dll is in a subfolder named "EWS".

 EwsManagedTest.csproj Program.cs
0
 

Author Comment

by:joein610
ID: 35129085
Good Morning, I tried yours but  I got another error. I'm attaching my project + the screen shoot of the error.

The whole project is located here: http://www.nerdalert.biz/exchange.rar



3-14-2011-10-41-20-AM.png
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
pchui earned 500 total points
ID: 35135669
It should be pretty similar to the AssemblyInfo.cs in your project. AssemblyInfo.cs
0
 

Author Comment

by:joein610
ID: 35141855
It worked. Thank you very much for your help. This is my code for any future reference:

using System;
using System.Net;
using System.Net.Security;
using System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates;
using Microsoft.Exchange.WebServices.Data;

namespace EwsManagedTest
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            ServicePointManager.ServerCertificateValidationCallback +=
            delegate(
                object sender,
                X509Certificate certificate,
                X509Chain chain,
                SslPolicyErrors sslPolicyErrors)
            {
                return true;
            };


            string userName = "login";
            string password = "password";
            string domain = "domain.com";
            string exchangeWebServiceUrl = "IPADDRESS/ews/exchange.asmx";
            ExchangeService service = new ExchangeService();
            service.Credentials = new WebCredentials(userName, password, domain);
            service.Url = new Uri(exchangeWebServiceUrl);

            Appointment appointment = new Appointment(service);
            appointment.Subject = "Testing";
            appointment.Start = DateTime.Now;
            appointment.End = appointment.Start.AddHours(1);
            appointment.Save();
           
        }
    }
}

0

Featured Post

Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Calculating holidays and working days is a function that is often needed yet it is not one found within the Framework. This article presents one approach to building a working-day calculator for use in .NET.
The article shows the basic steps of integrating an HTML theme template into an ASP.NET MVC project
Windows 10 is mostly good. However the one thing that annoys me is how many clicks you have to do to dial a VPN connection. You have to go to settings from the start menu, (2 clicks), Network and Internet (1 click), Click VPN (another click) then fi…
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28997919/Pagination-in-Adobe-Acrobat.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to add page numbers to a PDF file using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro. This short video Micro Tutorial sh…

816 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

10 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now