configure addresses on Mac

To configure Mail to connect to Rhodes' LDAP address book, do the following:

  • Start Mail, then go to the Mail menu and select Preferences (or press ?,).
  • On the preferences pane, choose Composing
  • Tick Automatically complete addresses and then click on the Configure LDAP... button
  • Click on the plus sign (+) to add a new LDAP account
  • On the Server Info dialog, enter the following:
    • Name: Rhodes University 
    • Server: ldap.ru.ac.za
    • Port: 389 
    • Search Base: subtree
  • Click Save and then click Done
  • Close the preferences pane

Last Modified: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:07:43 SAST