SAS General Meeting Maker Server

  • Faculty & Staff

SAS Computing provides a shared calendaring service via Meeting Maker software. Meeting Maker comes installed on all SAS machines, and allows individual calendar scheduling and group meeting organization. People, locations, and resources (such as equipment) can all have accounts, and meetings can be scheduled with all three to both invite individuals and block out time with a room or resource.

Meeting Maker is a personal and group scheduling software application. Some of the main features allow you to:

  • See when co-workers and meeting locations are available.
  • Send out, accept, or decline invitations.
  • Set reminders.

Please see below for more information on how to request an account and how to install, configure, and use Meeting Maker.

Account Requests

Please submit the form here to request that a Meeting Maker account be created for your use.

Please submit the form here to request that a Meeting Maker account be deleted (can be submitted for yourself or by the supervisor of the person whose account is to be closed).

If you have any questions about these request forms, please contact your Local Computing Support Provider (LSP).

Instructions for Installation and Configuration

Please note that the software can only be installed when running with administrative rights on the computer. Contact your Local Support Provider (LSP) with any questions. See below for links to installation directions.

Proxy Directions

To give other users read or read/write proxy rights to your calendar:

  1. Click on Proxy.
  2. Select Share Calendar.
  3. On the list on the left, choose Users from the drop down menu.
  4. On the list on the left, select the person to whom you want to give read or read/write proxy rights.
  5. Click on read only or read/write.
  6. Click OK.

    Note: The person to whom you assigned new proxy rights must restart Meeting Maker to be able to proxy your calendar.

To remove someone's rights to read or write to your calendar:

  1. Click on Proxy.
  2. Select Share Calendar .
  3. Select the name in the right scroll box.
  4. Click Remove.

To edit your Favorite Proxies List

  1. Click on Proxy.
  2. Select Edit Favorite Proxies.
  3. To add names to your Favorite Proxies list: select the names from the Available Proxies list on the left and click on Add.
  4. To delete names from your Favorite Proxies list: select the names from your Favorites Proxies list on the right and click on Remove.
  5. Click OK.

Operating System Compatibility

Please note that if your computer's operating system is Windows 98/2000/XP/2003 or Mac OS X 10.1 and above, you can use the native and web clients. If your computer's operating system is Linux, Solaris, or Mac OS 8.x/9.x/10.0, then you can only use the web client. (There are no native clients for these operating systems.)

Web Access to MM

You can access your calendar at the following site: https://webcalendar.sas.upenn.edu/sasgeneral. Web access is the only method that can be used for those using the Mac OS9, Linux, and Solaris operating systems.

Server Parameters

  • Server Name to use when configuring client: calendar.sas.upenn.edu
  • Server Name to use when configuring Palm Hot Sync: SAS General
  • Server Network Protocol: SSL
  • URL for Web access: https://webcalendar.sas.upenn.edu/sasgeneral

Documentation from MM

Further Questions

If you have any questions, please contact your Local Support Provider (LSP).