MailEnable Enterprise Guide
How to configure an email client to perform directory queries using the MailEnable LDAP service

Outlook Express:

  1. Open Outlook and click on Tools>Accounts
  2. Click on the "Add" button, and select the option that is labeled "Directory Service".
  3. When prompted for the "Internet Directory(LDAP) Server" enter a domain name which resolves to the IP address of the mail server, or the IP address itself.
  4. Tick the option for: "This server requires me to log on option", then click "Next".
  5. Next specify the "username" (mailboxname@postofficename) and the "password".
  6. On the next screen "Check E-mail Addresses" make sure to select "no" then click "Next".
  7. Click "Finish".

Outlook 2000/2002:

  1. Open Outlook and click on Tools>Email Accounts
  2. Within the "directory" section tick the option "Add a new directory or Address book" and then click "Next".
  3. Select "Internet Directory Service (LDAP)", then click "Next".
  4. Now in the field next to "Server Name" use a domain name which resolves to the IP address of the mail server, or the IP address itself.
  5. Tick the option for: "This server requires me to log on option".
  6. Next specify the "username" (mailboxname@postofficename) and the "password".
  7. Click "Next" and then "Finish".

 

Outlook 2003/2007:

  1. Go to "Tools" and "Account Settings" and select the "Address Books" tab. On this tab click the "New..." button.
  2. Select "Internet Directory Service (LDAP)", then click "Next".
  3. Now in the field next to "Server Name" use a domain name which resolves to the IP address of the mail server, or the IP address itself.
  4. Tick the option for: "This server requires me to log on option".
  5. Next specify the "username" (mailboxname@postofficename) and the "password".
  6. Click "Next" and then "Finish".

Mozilla Thunderbird:

  1. Click on the "Address Book" icon in the toolbar.
  2. Next click on File>New>LDAP Directory.
  3. Under "General" properties window use the following data:

    4. Under the "Advanced" tab for the search filter use the following: (objectclass=*)

    5. Set scope to "subtree".

 

 


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