Thunderbird 3.0.1

Duncan Baynes duncan.baynes at operand.com.au
Wed Feb 10 14:26:46 PST 2010


Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote these words on 02/10/10 10:54 CST:
>   
>> What does OO need it for?  How does TB integrate with OO?
>>     
>
> Not sure about that one.
>
>
>   
>> The only think I've ever thought that openLDAP was useful for was to 
>> consolidate credentials of multiple users on multiple systems.
>>
>> If there are other useful things it can be used for, please tell me.  I 
>> really want to know.
>>     
>
> I believe TB would use LDAP as the backend storage for your address
> book, if you so desired. That is a guess, but with some conviction
> on my part that I've seen that description before.
>
>   
If you wanted to have a centralised address book for your company, most 
likely tied to your business database, you could use an LDAP server and 
give anyone with permission the ability to look up contact details on 
the fly through thunderbird.



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