Thunderbird 6: Configure UD LDAP server (Mac)

The following instructions will help you set up an LDAP directory service in Thunderbird on a Mac computer. This will allow you to search for University contacts when you are composing a message.

  1. Open Thunderbird if it is not already open.
  2. In the left panel, click your account name (e.g.,
  3. In the panel on the right, click View settings for this account.
  4. In the left panel, click Composition and Addressing.
  5. Under Addressing, select the Use a different LDAP server button.
  6. Click Edit Directories.
  7. Click the Add button.
  8. In the new window, type the following information:

    Field Value
    Name University of Delaware
    Base DN

  9. Click OK.
  10. Click OK again.
  11. From the drop-down list, choose University of Delaware.
  12. Click OK.