Configuring Directory Services for Thunderbird

Configuring Directory Services for Thunderbird

This page explains how to configure Mozilla Thunderbird to search an electronic directory of CVM personnel and the UIUC campus.

1. Login to Mozilla Thunderbird and select the Tools menu.

2. Select Options from the Tools menu.

3. Click the icon labeled Composition. In the Address Autocompletion section check the box for Directory Server. Click the button Edit Directories.

4. In the window LDAP Directory Servers click the button Add. Fill in the fields as below:

Name: CVM
Hostname: ldap.cvm.uiuc.edu
Base DN: dc=cvm,dc=uiuc,dc=edu
Port number: 389
Bind DN:

5. Click OK to save the Directory Service entry

You may repeat the process to add the UIUC campus directory service. Fill in the fields as below:

Name: UIUC
Hostname: ldap.uiuc.edu
Base DN: dc=uiuc,dc=edu
Port number: 389
Bind DN:

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