LDAP Address Lookup (OS X Mail)

Computers connected to the SUNY Potsdam Administrative Network can link their email Address Book to the campus directory to look up and add email addresses when composing email.

This service is available only to computers on campus and connected to our network. Computers in the Residence Halls are connected to Time Warner's network and cannot take advantage of this service.

  1. To add open your Address Book application.  From the File menu choose Preferences... the following preference window opens, click on the Accounts icon (shown below). Click the + sign at the bottom to add an account:
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  2. Fill in the settings exactly as shown below. Click Continue when finished.

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  3. On this next screen also fill in the settings exactly as shown below. When finished, click Create to add the account.

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  4. When complete, your Accounts preferences should look like the below image. You can close the window at this point as start looking up addresses!
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