Thunderbird 6: Configure UD LDAP server (Windows)

The following instructions will help you set up an LDAP directory service in Thunderbird 6 on a Windows computer. The UD LDAP server will allow you to search for University contacts when you are composing a message.

  1. Open Thunderbird if it is not already open.
  2. From the Menu bar, click the Address Book icon (the third button from the left).
  3. From the File menu, click New then click LDAP Directory.
  4. In the Directory Server Properties window, type the following information:

    Field Value
    Name University of Delaware
    Hostname ldap.udel.edu
    Base DN o=udel.edu

  5. Click OK.
  6. From the Tools menu, click Options.
  7. Click the Composition tab then click the Addressing tab below it.
  8. Select the Directory Server check box.
  9. From the drop-down list, choose University of Delaware.
  10. Click OK.