Active Directory as LDAP Address Book

Submitted by rmiddle on Wed, 02/04/2009 - 14:20

http://joseph.randomnetworks.com/archives/2006/02/08/active-directory-as-ldap-address-book-for-thunderbird-outlook-and-mailapp/

Thunderbird (version 1.5)


Tools -> Options -> Composition -> Addressing
Address Autocompletion: check "Local Address Book" and "Directory Server"
Edit Directories -> Add
General:
Name: EXAMPLE.COM
Hostname: ldap.example.com
Base DN: cn=users,dc=example,dc=com
Port Number: 389
Bind DN: billg@example.com
(SSL is left unchecked)
Click Ok
Click Ok
Make sure the new EXAMPLE.COM directory is selected for "Directory Server"
Click Ok
Tools -> Account Settings
(Under the EXAMPLE.COM users account section) -> Composition & Addressing
Addressing: select "Use a different LDAP server."
Set it to the new EXAMPLE.COM directory.
Click Ok
Address Book: Select the EXAMPLE.COM directory, perform a search.
It might prompt you for a password.

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