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    Default Accessing Zimbra services through ReST API

    This is a general question about Zimbra and accessing mailbox features. It is possible to set up or manage a mailbox in Zimbra purely through ReST services interface and not through the Administrator interface.

    We are looking at adding a mailserver functionality to user profiles, that would be associated with Atom feeds.

    We need the user profile to be able to add and configure a mail account on the mail server transparently through rest services.

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    For the most part, the REST API is useful for acting on data in an existing mailbox. So that's retrieving data in different formats and importing data (like calendar appointments + contacts).

    To handle more administrative functions (and user mailbox functions), check out the SOAP API. Documentation is is found in ZimbraServer/docs/soap*.txt (soap.txt handles user commands, soap-admin-txt administrative commands, etc).

    And an FYI: here is a link to the REST API Reference (methods, the different return formats and authentication):

    ZCS 6.0:Zimbra REST API Reference - Zimbra :: Wiki


    And this thread might be useful as well. It has some pseudo code and a high-level picture of using the SOAP API. Note: when submitting SOAP commands, you can submit in the SOAP XML format or as JSON (and get the return in SOAP XML or JSON). This is described in soap.txt:

    http://www.zimbra.com/forums/develop...-examples.html

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