Citrix Endpoint Management

Contacts (CardDAV) device policy

You can add a device policy in Endpoint Management to add an iOS contacts (CardDAV) account to users’ iOS or macOS devices to enable them to synchronize contact data with any server that supports CardDAV.

To add or configure this policy, go to Configure > Device Policies. For more information, see Device policies.

iOS settings

  • Account description: Type an account description. This field is required.
  • Host name: Type the address of the CardDAV server. This field is required.
  • Port: Type the port on which to connect to the CardDAV server. This field is required. The default is 8443.
  • Principal URL: Type the base URL to the user’s calendar.
  • User name: Type the user’s logon name. This field is required.
  • Password: Type an optional user password.
  • Use SSL: Select whether to use a Secure Socket Layer connection to the CardDAV server. The default is On.

  • Policy settings
    • Remove policy: Choose a method for scheduling policy removal. Available options are Select date and Duration until removal (in hours)
      • Select date: Click the calendar to select the specific date for removal.
      • Duration until removal (in hours): Type a number, in hours, until policy removal occurs.

macOS settings

  • Account description: Type an account description. This field is required.
  • Host name: Type the address of the CardDAV server. This field is required.
  • Port: Type the port on which to connect to the CardDAV server. This field is required. The default is 8443.
  • Principal URL: Type the base URL to the user’s calendar.
  • User name: Type the user’s logon name. This field is required.
  • Password: Type an optional user password.
  • Use SSL: Select whether to use a Secure Socket Layer connection to the CardDAV server. The default is On.

  • Policy settings
    • Remove policy: Choose a method for scheduling policy removal. Available options are Select date and Duration until removal (in hours)
      • Select date: Click the calendar to select the specific date for removal.
      • Duration until removal (in hours): Type a number, in hours, until policy removal occurs.
    • Allow user to remove policy: You can select when users can remove the policy from their device. Select Always, Passcode required, or Never from the menu. If you select Passcode required, type a passcode in the Removal passcode field.
    • Profile scope: Select whether this policy applies to a User or an entire System. The default is User. This option is available only on macOS 10.7 and later.

Contacts (CardDAV) device policy