How to Search the Exchange Global Address List
When you use the EUI Webmail (Outlook Web Access) or the "native" Microsoft Outlook programme contacting our Exchange server directly, you automatically have access to the Global Address List.
If you are using a different e-mail client on your own PC you have to set up an LDAP Directory to search the EUI Global Address List.
Here below we explain step by step how to do this in Mozilla Thunderbird. The same parameters can be used in other e-mail client programmes such as Outlook Express, Netscape Mail etc.
1. Open your Thunderbird programme and click on the Address Book icon.
2. Go to File - New - LDAP Directory.
3. In the small Properties window that appears, enter the following data:
Name: however you wish to call your new directory, for instance, EUI Global Address Book
Base_DN: DC=iue,DC=private (written exactly as shown)
Port number: the default 389
Bind_DN: your own login name preceded by "iuedom"
4. Once this is done click OK and then restart Thunderbird to make sure it takes all the settings.
5. Once Thunderbird is open again, you have to set the new address book as default. Click Tools - Account Settings.
6. On the window that comes up, select Composition & Addressing in the left-hand column.
7. In the Addressing section choose Use a different LDAP server and click Edit Directories.
8. In the small window that opens you should see your EUI Global Address Book (or whatever you named it).
9. Click OK and back in the Composition & Addressing window select the EUI Global Address Book from the drop-down menu so that it appears as shown:
Now the Global Address List is available for searching.
Whenever it needs to be accessed, you will be presented with a pop-up window asking for your password:
Enter your usual network password and you will be shown the search results from the Exchange Global Address List.
Page last updated on 20 August 2017