Nextcloud automatically generates a birthday calendar from a user’s contacts. Unfortunately older contact cards that have been carried over through various Nextcloud version upgrades can result in duplicate entries.
- Delete affected user’s birthday calendar using the web interface
- Run the
occcommand line utility to regenerate birthday calendar
Deleting the affected user’s birthday calendar using the web interface
Navigate to your
https Nextcloud instance, log in as the affected user and delete the
Contact Birthdays calendar.
Navigate to the Nextcloud installation directory server-side
Make use of the
occ command line utility by navigating to the root installation folder of your Nextcloud instance and,
using your appropriate
php installation run the following:
username may be substituted for values appropriate to your installation.
That’s all there is to it.
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