CardDAV

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CardDAV
Communications protocol
OSI layer Application
Port(s) 80, 443
RFC(s) RFC 6352

vCard Extensions to WebDAV (CardDAV) is an address book client/server protocol designed to allow users to access and share contact data on a server.

The CardDAV protocol was developed by the IETF and was published as RFC 6352 in August 2011.[1] CardDAV is based on WebDAV, which is based on HTTP, and it uses vCard for contact data.[2]

History[edit]

Specification[edit]

The specification has been proposed as a standard by IETF as the RFC 6352 in August 2011 by C. Daboo from Apple Inc.

Implementations[edit]

Server-side[edit]

The following products implement the server-side portion of the CardDAV protocol:

  • Apple Contacts Server.[3][4]
  • Atmail, a email and groupware server, supporting the CardDAV protocol.
  • CommuniGate Pro supports CardDav protocol.[5]
  • DAViCal supports CardDAV from version 0.9.9.2[6]
  • fruux, a synchronization service, supporting CardDAV
  • GMail and Google Contacts allow access to user's address book via CardDAV.[7]
  • Group-Office, an open-source groupware and CRM application
  • Horde Groupware, a complete web-based groupware solution with CalDAV and CardDAV support.[8]
  • Meishi, a standalone, Ruby on Rails based CardDAV server[9]
  • ownCloud supports CardDAV protocol since version 2.0.
  • SabreDAV, a WebDAV framework for PHP, supports CardDAV since version 1.5.[10]
  • SOGo supports CardDAV access to its address books.[11]
  • Zimbra 6 allows access to its address book via CardDAV.[12]
  • SYNOLOGY DSM 6.0 supports CardDAV.[13]

Client-side[edit]

The following products implement the client-side portion of the CardDAV protocol:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CardDAVResources". CalConnect. Retrieved April 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ "CardDAV: Related Standards". CalConnect. Retrieved April 11, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Implementations: CardDAV Servers". CalConnect. Retrieved April 10, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Mac OS X Server: Address Book Server". Apple. Retrieved April 10, 2010. 
  5. ^ "CommuniGate Pro support of CardDav". Retrieved April 21, 2011. 
  6. ^ "DAViCal release 0.9.9.2". Freshmeat. Retrieved September 24, 2010. 
  7. ^ Ellingson, Jeff (September 27, 2012). "A new way to sync Google Contacts". Google. Retrieved September 27, 2012. 
  8. ^ Horde Groupware
  9. ^ "Meishi". GitHub. Retrieved March 30, 2012. 
  10. ^ "SabreDAV 1.5 released with CardDAV support". dmfs. Archived from the original on September 26, 2011. Retrieved September 11, 2011. 
  11. ^ "SOGo: Features". Inverse Inc. Archived from the original on 2013-03-05. 
  12. ^ Yoon Lee, Jong (September 25, 2009). "Zimbra Server: CardDAV server". Zimbra/VMWare Inc. Retrieved April 24, 2010. 
  13. ^ AEM (September 2014). "Synology DSM: CardDAV server". SYNOLOGY. 
  14. ^ "Implementations: CardDAV Clients". CalConnect. Retrieved April 10, 2010. 
  15. ^ Eran Dilger, Daniel (June 25, 2010). "iPhone 4 and iOS vs. Android: desktop and cloud services". AppleInsider. Retrieved July 24, 2010. 
  16. ^ "Atmail Client: CardDAV interface". Atmail. Retrieved May 26, 2010. 
  17. ^ Koenig, Tobias (February 4, 2010). "CalDAV/CardDAV/GroupDAV Support for Akonadi". Blogspot. Retrieved April 24, 2010. 
  18. ^ "Kerio Connect". Kerio Technologies. Retrieved April 10, 2010. 
  19. ^ "SOGo: Frontends". Inverse Inc. April 17, 2013. Archived from the original on October 5, 2013. Retrieved October 4, 2013. 
  20. ^ "CardBook :: Add-ons for Thunderbird". Retrieved June 30, 2016. 

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