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Technical Name ks_office365_calendar
LicenseOPL-1
Websitehttps://www.ksolves.com
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Included Dependencies
Technical Name ks_office365_calendar
LicenseOPL-1
Websitehttps://www.ksolves.com
Also available in version v 13.0 v 11.0 v 12.0

Odoo Office365 Calendar Connector

Ksolves Office 365 Calendar offers a two way synchronization to sync your schedules, meetings and events in Odoo and Office 365 accounts through a simple click. Combined with Ksolves Office 365 Base features, it provides a way to comprehensively manage your schedules and recurrent meetings without any miss.

Problems/Solutions

PROBLEM:

Since Office 365 Calendar is widely used in the business environment, its connection to Odoo becomes a must. A user had to thrive for maintaining schedules, meetings and events at two places i.e. Odoo calendar and Outlook calendar.

SOLUTION:

Ksolves Office 365 Calendar provides a bidirectional synchronization to manage your schedules and recurrent meetings in Odoo and Office 365 account. The user can select which way to sync through a simple click and can even configure and restrict syncing options.

PROBLEM:

After syncing, the user at times wish to see the status, sync time, direction in which sync happened etc to ensure that nothing is missed out.

SOLUTION:

Ksolves Office 365 Calendar gives the feature of detailed logs with multiple fields for all the syncing operations done along with the Advanced search and filter mechanisms for logs analysis.

PROBLEM:

User may wish to sync only latest events.

SOLUTION:

Ksolves Office 365 Calendar gives the feature to sync events X days old only.

PROBLEM:

If user wish to continue syncing events where it was left before.

SOLUTION:

Ksolves Office 365 Calendar gives the feature to continue syncing from the last synced event where he left. User can manage the syncing and keep track of how many records have been successfully processed in Jobs menu.

Note:

Extensively Tested on Odoo Vanilla with Ubuntu OS

Key Features

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    Support for recurring events in Office 365 and Odoo
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    Configure and restrict syncing options
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    Advanced search and filter mechanisms for logs analysis
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    Manageable through a single console along with other Ksolves Office 365 apps
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    User can sync according to their choice with the help of filters
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    Makes use of powerful features of Office 365 Base
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    Easily sync new items in Office 365 to Odoo and vice versa
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    Ability to select which way to sync through a simple click
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    Ability to sync only latest events
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    Ability to continue the sync process where you left last time.
Authentication
  • arrow Visit portal.azure.com and login with your Microsoft account
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  • arrow Click on Azure Active Directory > App registrations > New Registration
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  • arrow Now, you will be asked to enter name, redirect uri for you App. Redirect uri must be http://your-base-url/office365/callback ( this will be used for authentication ) and now click Register
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  • arrow Now, Go to Certificate & secret and create a new client secret. Copy the value of the Client Secret ( this will be used for authentication ).
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  • arrow Go to Overview and copy value of Application ID ( this will be used for authentication ).
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  • arrow Click on View API Permissions > Microsoft Graph > Delegated Permissions and choose required permissions and then click on Add permissions at the bottom, as shown below
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    Provide ReadWrite permission for Calendar
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    This is how the permissions will look like:
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  • arrow Once you installed the Office 365 Calendar module, now go to Settings > Users & Companies > your-admin-account. In Access Rights set ‘Office365 Rights’ to ‘Office365 Manager’ and refresh the page. (Only manager has the right to authenticate the connector, other users will just sync their record)
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    Access Rights must be given according to the User access. Manager level access can access Office 365 settings and authentication.
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    User with office365 User can only allowed for syncing.
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  • arrow Go to Users & Companies > Office365 Settings and set Client ID, Client Secret and Redirect URL ( all these are already generated from the azure portal just paste them here ) and click save.
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  • arrow Manager level access(Odoo Admin) can access the office 365 utilities from settings as well as from the side menu.
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  • arrow Click on the Generate Token button as shown below -
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    Users will be asked to give permission to read and write to Microsoft Calendar. Click on the Yes button in order to proceed further.
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    Click on the office365 menu > Logs menu , It will display as Token generated successfully. arrow
Office 365 Calendar Features and Working
  • arrow Click on the Office 365 menu. arrow
  • arrow Click on Office365 Calendar tab. arrow
  • arrow You will have multiple filters to sync the events, there will be two options to sync events on both sides. Firstly you have to choose the key fields to sync, it is highly recommended to choose those fields that uniquely identify each event.
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    If you wish to sync only latest events, then you need to input the days in order to sync those events.
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    Further, if you wish to filter your events then you can choose a domain filter to view your results. This is only applicable from Odoo to Office 365.
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    You have an option to sync deleted events from Odoo and Outlook Calendar, this will deleted any event from Odoo Calendar if its deleted in Outlook Calendar and vice-versa arrow
    Next you can choose appropriate syncing direction.
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Creating & Syncing Odoo - Outlook Calendar Events
  • arrow You must set your timezone in order to match the timings of calendar events. You can do so by clicking on your Profile > Preference. Then you can set your timezone and then click on the Save button. arrow arrow
  • arrow If you click on Sync Office365 Calendar to Odoo, your outlook events will be synced with odoo events. arrow arrow arrow You will be redirected to the logs with details of all the events that are synced. arrow
  • arrow If you click on Sync Odoo Calendar to Office365, your odoo events will be synced with outlook events. arrow arrow arrow You will be redirected to the logs with details of all the events that are synced. arrow
Job Processes Working
  • arrow User can keep an eye of their previously successful or unsuccessful jobs by visiting Jobs menu on the top.
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    For any unsuccessful job, you can see how many records are processed and the corresponding reasons for the failures.
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    Syncing will resume from the last record processed, and if you want to sync all over again you can delete the entry and start syncing.
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Automatic Syncing
  • arrow You can manually sync your calendar events or you can activate cron to do syncing automatically.
    To activate cron follow the following steps -
    Go to Settings, and then Activate the developer mode
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  • arrow Now go to Technical > Scheduled Actions
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    You will see two crons 'Run Office 365 Calendar Import Cron' and 'Run Office 365 Calendar Export Cron' for importing and exporting respectively.
    If you wish to export Odoo calendar events to Microsoft calendar automatically, click on Run Office 365 Calendar Export Cron.
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    You can activate the cron by clicking the Off button, as shown below
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    If you wish to import Microsoft calendar events to Odoo calendar automatically, click on Run Office 365 Calender Import Cron.
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    You can activate the cron by clicking the Off button, as shown below
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    Now syncing for all the users will be performed after the given interval.
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Release 2.1.8-
27th March 2020
  • arrow Fix - Duplicate invitation email for the attendees are generated while import and export meeting.
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    Latest Release 2.1.7 -
    13th March 2020
  • arrow Enhancement - Added Category functionality in Calendar module in which user can sync only selected Events.
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    Release 2.1.6 -
    11th February 2020
  • arrow Fix - Meeting is not imported if Show as is set other than free or busy.
  • arrow Enhancement - Code Improvement
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    Release 2.1.5 -
    03rd February 2020
  • arrow Fix - Leaves are not syncing from Odoo to Office
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    Release 2.1.4 -
    28th January 2020
  • arrow Fix - Private meetings visible to other users
  • arrow Fix - Attendees receiving multiple emails while syncing meetings
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    Release 2.1.3 -
    02nd January 2020
  • arrow Fix - Syncing recurring events with no end date
  • arrow Fix - Portal user able to sync while syncing through cron
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    Release 2.1.2 -
    28th December 2019
  • arrow Fix - User able to sync meetings that he is not attending
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    Release 2.1.1 -
    11th December 2019
  • arrow Feature - Sync deleted events from Odoo and Outlook Calendar
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    Release 2.1.0 -
    28th November 2019
  • arrow Fix - Monthly and Yearly recurrent meeting having one extra occurrence.
  • arrow Fix - Minor bug fixes and code optimization.
  • arrow Fix - Created separate cron for importing and exporting contacts.
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    Release 2.0.0 -
    24th October 2019
  • arrow Feature - Ability to sync only latest events.
  • arrow Feature - User can sync according to their choice with the help of filters.
  • arrow Feature - Ability to continue the sync process where you left last time.
  • arrow Feature - Ability to sync event as soon as they are created in odoo.
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      Is this app compatible with Odoo Enterprise?
      Yes, our app works with Odoo Enterprise as well as Community.
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      Need some customization in this app, whom to contact?
      Please drop email at sales@ksolves.com or raise a ticket through Odoo store itself.
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      Do you provide any free support?
      Yes, we do provide free support for 90 days for any queries or any bug/issue fixing.
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      Does it supports multi-company setup?
      No, multi-company setup is not supported.

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