46.19 Using the LDAP Address Book

46.19.1 Adding a Directory Service to an Address Book

  1. Ensureensure you know the server name and port number of the LDAP directory service. You can get this information from your Internet service provider or GroupWise administrator.

  2. In the Main Window, click Address Book toolbar icon on the toolbar.

  3. In the left pane, click LDAP Address Book.

  4. In the right pane, click Directories, then click Add.

  5. Follow the prompts. When you specify the server address, you can specify an IP address or Internet domain name.

  6. Click Finish.

  7. If you are adding a directory service to search for security certificates, the directory service must be set as the default. Click the directory service account you just added, then click Set as Default.

  8. Click Close.

46.19.2 Searching for a Person through a Directory Service

  1. In the Main Window, click Address Book toolbar icon on the toolbar.

  2. Click the LDAP Address Book.

  3. Select a directory service from the Look In drop-down list.

  4. Type the name you want to search for.

    or

    Type an email address you want to search for.

    If other search fields are available, specify the information you want to search for.

  5. Click Retrieve.

  6. When the search is complete, double-click the name you want.

  7. Click Close.

If you want to save the names you find in the search, click the names, click Edit > Copy To, select a personal address book, then click OK.

46.19.3 Establishing a Secure Connection to a Directory Service

  1. In the Main Window, click Address Book toolbar icon on the toolbar.

  2. Click the LDAP Address Book.

  3. Click Directories, then click a directory service.

  4. Click Properties.

  5. Click Connect using SSL.

  6. Specify the path to your digital certificate file.

    This file enables GroupWise to use SSL to authenticate to the LDAP server (that is, the directory service) you have chosen. Contact your GroupWise administrator to learn the location of this certificate file, or obtain a certificate file from your Internet service provider. You can click the Browse button to find the exact location of the file.

    NOTE:GroupWise expects a DER encoded certificate file to be used when establishing a secure connection to the LDAP server.

46.19.4 Modifying the Properties of a Directory Service

  1. In the Main Window, click Address Book toolbar icon on the toolbar.

  2. Click the LDAP Address Book.

  3. Click Directories, then click a directory service.

  4. Click Properties.

  5. Click the Connection, Searching, and Field Mapping tabs to find the properties you want to modify.

  6. Modify the properties, then click OK.

46.19.5 Specifying the Search Criteria a Directory Service Uses

  1. In the Main Window, click Address Book toolbar icon on the toolbar.

  2. Click the LDAP Address Book.

  3. Click Directories, then click a directory service.

  4. Click Properties.

  5. Click the Searching tab, then click Search Fields.

  6. Select up to four fields.

    Many directory services allow you to search using only the Name and Email Address fields.

  7. To add search fields that aren’t listed:

    1. Click the Field Mapping tab, then click Retrieve All LDAP Fields.

    2. Click Apply, click the Searching tab, click Search Fields, then select the fields you want to search.

      The available search fields depend on the selected directory service.

  8. Click OK twice, then click Close twice.

46.19.6 Changing the Length of Time for Directory Service Searches

  1. In the Main Window, click Address Book toolbar icon on the toolbar.

  2. Click the LDAP Address Book.

  3. Click Directories, then click a directory service.

  4. Click Properties, then click the Searching tab.

  5. Drag the bar under Amount of time to search before timing out until it shows the amount of time you want.

  6. Click OK > Close > Close.