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Directory Search (Win) - Configuring Outlook Express for LDAP

This document describes how to configure Outlook Express (for Windows) to access the campus LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) server for directory service information.

WiscMail & WiscCal only
NOTE: This document is only applicable to WiscMail / WiscCal . If your account has been migrated to Office 365, please search the Office 365 KnowledgeBase for help. More information about the transition to Office 365 is available here.

The procedure is the same for all versions of Outlook Express but not for Outlook XP/2003.
  1. Standard Procedure:
    1. Start Outlook.
    2. Click on the Tools menu and select Accounts.
    3. In the Internet Accounts window, click on the Directory Service tab.
    4. Click the Add button, and select Directory Service.
    5. This will start the Internet Connection Wizard. In the Internet Directory (LDAP) server: field, enter, and click Next.
    6. When presented with the option to "check addresses using this directory service", select No and click Next.
    7. Click Finish.
    8. In the Internet Accounts window, under the Directory Service tab, double-click on
    9. In the Properties window, click on the Advanced tab.
    10. In the Search base field, enter dc=wisc,dc=edu.
    11. Click OK.
    12. Click Close in the Internet Accounts window.

    This completes the configuration. To initiate an LDAP query:

    1. Click on the Tools menu and select Address Book.
    2. Click on the Find People button inside the Address Book window.
    3. From the drop-down list labelled Look in: select
    4. Under the People tab, enter the text of your query (the name you want to search for) into the Name: field, and click the Find Now button.
    5. Results will appear below.

Keywords:whitepages outlook express directory Services ldap address book wiscmail email mail configure access campus people directory search   Doc ID:829
Owner:Ara M.Group:WiscMail
Created:2000-12-15 18:00 CSTUpdated:2014-12-01 09:01 CST
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, WiscMail
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