[nycbug-talk] Ldap -> mac environment

Bob Ippolito bob
Thu Jun 3 11:45:52 EDT 2004

On Jun 3, 2004, at 9:25 AM, marco at metm.org wrote:

> Basically I was confused about mozilla mail's ldap client support for
> the address book.  Basically it sucks.  Even though internally mozilla
> uses ldap/ldif files for the address book when I set up an openldap 
> sldapd
> server to serve out that same information, I found that when getting
> the information from an ldap server, you can't get a listing of the
> addresses, you can only do searches (searching for empty string didn't
> quite work), and most importantly _you can't update the information on
> the ldap server_ making my idea pretty much unuseable.  Here is a link
> pretty much confirming what I found.

I don't have any recent experience with Mozilla Mail, but in my 5 or 6 
years of LDAP experience both of the issues you bring up have pretty 
much always been a problem with just about all LDAP client software.

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