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Re: LDAP address book with Outlook

Hi Bob

We've got a corporate LDAP server which our users point their Windows
Address Books at (ie using Start -> Find People...). Most attribute fields
in WAB get populated when you view the properties for a selected entry (ie I
know which attributes in LDAP map to which fields in WAB). So I should be
able to help you....if I could just understand your question?

Objectclass is a bit of a red-herring...I think you'll find, for a single
search word, Outlook (ie WAB) is doing a search like:
 (| (cn=bob*) (sn=bob*) (givenName=bob*) (mail=bob*))

Going on memory here so its probably not exactly right, but you get the
idea. No mention of objectClass. I use access lists to limit user searches
to certain branches (ie they can see entries under ou=people but not

Like to try again?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Cameron" <Bob_Cameron@lse.com.au>
To: <openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org>
Sent: Monday, June 18, 2001 2:14 PM
Subject: LDAP address book with Outlook

> Hi all
> I should be able to work this out.... but
> With the 2.0.11 "stable" version schema etc files.
> I have done some searching through the mail archives but cant seem to find
> the exact way to setup OL2K and the LDAP server to be able to populate
> most/all of the fields. I note that in the "What LDAP attributes are
> recognized" FAQ it only lists groupOfNames, person and organizationPerson
> being recognized by OL, but saw another reference that suggest the use of
> inetOrgperson?
> In an LDAP How-to I found an extra object class called
> Does this work?
> What are you people using? I have the dream that I'll parse every piece of
> email that comes in/out for info to plug into LDAP data and allow users a
> web interface to do manual updates.
> Any thoughts
> Bob Cameron
> Network Administrator
> LSE Technology (Aust) Pty Ltd