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From "Emmanuel Lecharny" <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 and ADS
Date Thu, 13 Sep 2007 09:42:02 GMT
Ok, I have updated the page.

Can you reload it and tell me if the explaination is ok ? (you can
even fix the bad english I have used :)

Emmanuel

On 9/13/07, Anders Bergquist <abq@abq.se> wrote:
> I would suggest that you add a comment in the text above the picture and
> maybe edit the picture and draw a red / green circle around the "H".
> Otherwise the tutorial is very easy to follow.
> I on the other hand, have never used LDAP until yesterday. Installing
> Apache Directory + Studio was very easy and also doing the fast
> configuration and the tutorials about them are very easy to follow.
>
>
>
> Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
> > Hi Anders, Ben,
> >
> > do you think we should update our site to warn our users about this
> > little subtility ? I really want to have the best possible tutorial
> > for such usage.
> >
> > Just let me know, and if you want to propose some modification to the
> > current tutorial, I will obviously inject them on the site.
> >
> > Thanks a lot !
> >
> >
> >
> > On 9/13/07, Anders Bergquist <abq@abq.se> wrote:
> >
> >> You are correct Ben.
> >>
> >> If you look at the tutorial closely you can see the letter "H" typed in
> >> the top right corner. Typing a char into that field worked for me, I do
> >> get the list of contacts starting with the letter "A" when I type "A".
> >> This means that everything is working as it is defined to do.
> >>
> >> My actual goal is to have a synchronized mailbox and address book in
> >> Thunderbird. The email is now using IMAP and I found an address book
> >> synchronizer addon which might solve the book problem.
> >> But it would be nice if thunderbird would have some sort of cache
> >> function for the ldap stuff but I guess that is a question for an
> >> entirely different mailing list :)
> >>
> >> Regards Anders
> >>
> >> Ben Madsen wrote:
> >>
> >>> Just to rule out a basic possibility... Thunderbird doesn't, by
> >>> default, query an LDAP server unless you start typing something in the
> >>> search box.  Can you type something in the search box and see if it
> >>> finds anything?  It could take a couple of characters, I can't
> >>> remember what the fewest is, but I definitely remember Thunderbird
> >>> having this design.  I guess the thinking is that it shouldn't
> >>> auto-search an LDAP server because the LDAP addressbook could contain
> >>> thousands of addresses, overwhelming the client in both bandwidth and
> >>> sheer volume of unnecessary information.
> >>>
> >>> Hope this helps.
> >>>
> >>> -Ben
> >>>
> >>> Benjamin Madsen
> >>> Systems Architect
> >>> ECbridges, Inc.
> >>>
> >>> Email:
> >>> bmadsen@ecbridges.com <mailto:bmadsen@ecbridges.com>
> >>> Office:
> >>> (925) 771-5535
> >>> IM (Jabber <http://www.jabber.org/>):
> >>> bmadsen@ecbridges.com [Status]
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Anders Bergquist wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hi
> >>>>
> >>>> I just installed Apache Directory Service , (both server and client).
> >>>> I then followed the instructions in
> >>>> http://directory.apache.org/apacheds/1.0/41-mozilla-thunderbird.html
> >>>>
> >>>> Pressing "Download now" under "Offline" in the LDAP dialog, I get
> >>>> "Replication succeeded".
> >>>>
> >>>> Auto completion works fine when typing in an address in the "to:"
> >>>> field of a new email.
> >>>>
> >>>> However, address book is empty. No contacts are visible even though
> >>>> they can be auto completed.
> >>>>
> >>>> I use Thunderbird 2.0.0.6 and ADS 1.0.2
> >>>>
> >>>> Anyone else have this problem?
> >>>>
> >>>> Regards Anders
> >>>>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
>
>


-- 
Regards,
Cordialement,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny
www.iktek.com

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