Re: [Evolution] Authentication Issues with Exchange Web Services

To compile from source, I usually do this (for dependencies):


1)      Install the evolution-devel, ews-devel, etc packages. On Fedora using Yum/DNF this selects all the *-devel packages for installation.

2)      Uninstall the evolution-* packages

3)      Kill all running evolution processes hard “SIGKILL”

4)      Set up my environment for compilation:

a.       c/cxxflags:

b.      export CFLAGS="-mtune=native -march=native -g"

c.       export CXXFLAGS="-mtune=native -march=native -g"

5)      Expand, and compile the evolution-data-server:

a.       ./configure --disable-uoa --with-openldap --with-contact-maps

6)       evolution: (disabled gnome-autoar)

a.       ./configure --with-openldap --enable-contact-maps --enable-plugins=all --disable-autoar

7)      evolution-ews:

a.       ./configure

The key is to install your distro’s evolution*devel packages, because then the dependencies for the devel packages (other devel packages) would be installed, making it easier to do the source download compile. Last iteration, I think I was missing some other packages, but it was easily resolved.






From: evolution-list [mailto:evolution-list-bounces gnome org] On Behalf Of Parikh, Samir
Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 12:28 PM
To: Emre Erenoglu
Cc: evolution-list gnome org
Subject: Re: [Evolution] Authentication Issues with Exchange Web Services




Your suggestion did the trick!  Thank you very much.


(With respect to Patrick’s question, which I just saw, I am using Evolution 3.10.4.) 


I also just saw a continuation of this thread about compiling to a newer version – I have not read through all of the replies yet but perhaps I should.  I did try to compile from source but every time I ran ./configure, it seemed liked I was missing many dependencies.  If there were suggestions for selecting another distribution that keeps Evolution more up to date, I will also look into those.


Thanks again.



From: Emre Erenoglu [mailto:erenoglu gmail com]
Sent: Friday, 05 June, 2015 13:46
To: Parikh, Samir
Cc: Robert Munteanu; evolution-list gnome org
Subject: Re: [Evolution] Authentication Issues with Exchange Web Services


On Fri, Jun 5, 2015 at 9:05 PM, Parikh, Samir <Samir Parikh nationalgrid com> wrote:

Based on this, what values should I be entering for my username (e.g. "DOMAIN\username" or just "username") and the URL fields (e.g. just accept what is returned via the "FETCH URL" button or use the URL used to access OWA)?


I always use DOMAIN\username, just give it a try. Also just accept what autoconfig has given you, if it does not work, then try something like:  ""  but we cant' be sure that it would work, so if both autoconfig and this url does not work, you need to ask your admin which protocols are enabled on the server (you need EWS) and what is the EWS URL.


Note that Xubuntu 14.04 Evolution packages are pretty old, even ancient (3.10 if I understand right). Even Vivid 15.04 has very old packages. So I compile my own from time to time. Alternatively, if you upgrade to Vivid 15.04, you can use Fabien Tassin PPA here:  and use 3.16.x which is relatively recent. 




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