Tutorials: LDAP Qualcom Eudora email client

How do I access the directory from Eudora?

Eudora 5.1 (light - free version): (PC)

  1. From the tool bar choose: Tools + Directory Services
    Protocol: LDAP
  2. Select "New Databases..." button.
  3. Select folder tab: Network
    Type: your-domain
    Host: ldap.your-domain.com
    Port: 389
  4. Select folder tab: Search options base
  5. Select checkbox for your-domain in database window box.
    Word-wise search filter: (cn=*^0*)
    You can also search by other LDAP attributes: i.e. (ou=*^0*)
  6. Enter name/data for search query and select the "Search" button.
  7. Select email recipients from the results window with the "cntl" button pressed to select each/all. Then select the "To" button.

Eudora 4.01: (Mac)

  1. From the Special Menu, select "Settings".
  2. Select the "Hosts" icon.
  3. In the "Directory Services" field enter the URL of the LDAP server: ldap://ldap.server-name.com
  4. Click on "OK" to save settings.
  5. Check option "Live" directory service queries.

Useing of LDAP server:

  1. Choose "Directory Services".
  2. Two options at this point:
  3. LDAP server will populate client with results. Select the entry you wish to use and then "To", "Cc" or "Bcc".

Eudora 2.2: Using the Finger protocol (Ctrl-U in Eudora): Access through the finger protocol is available in Eudora. To configure Eudora 2.2, select the Tools menu and click Options. Click on the Hosts item icon and enter the name ldap.domain.com (use name of LDAP server) in the Finger: window. Click OK, then use Tools|Ph (Ctrl+U) and enter the name you want to search for in the Command: window. You can cut and paste the address into a New message window.