This article only applies to Exchange 2013 accounts with POP/IMAP service enabled. Read the Knowledge Base articles on:
- POP/IMAP email for more information about POP/IMAP service;
- How Do I Make GAL Lookups Using My POP/IMAP Mailbox In Exchange 2007/2010? for more information about GAL lookups in Exchange 2007/2010.
If you would like to be able to perform Global Address List (GAL) lookups in a mail client that is configured for your POP/IMAP mailbox, you will need to configure the address book to connect to the LDAP server. This article provides LDAP setup instructions for Microsoft Outlook 2010/2013. These instructions can also be applied to any widely-used mail client, following the same basic steps.
- In Outlook, go to File > Account Settings. Switch to Address Books.
- Click New.
- Select Internet Directory Service (LDAP) and click Next.
- Specify the LDAP server name. (This picture shows an example screenshot. Your server name may be different.)
To find out the correct LDAP setting, navigate to CONTROL PANEL > Home > Get Started Here! > Step 2 > Mac Setup instructions.
- Select the This server requires me to log on box and type in the email address and the mailbox password.
- Click More Settings. Under Connection Details, select the Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) box and change the port number to 636.
- Open the Search tab. Under Search Base, choose Custom and put in the Search Base setting. (This picture shows an example screenshot. Your server name may be different.)
To find out the correct Search Base setting, navigate to CONTROL PANEL > Home > Get Started Here! > Step 2 > Mac Setup instructions. The settins looks like OU=ExchangeAccountUsername,OU=Hosting,DC=exch0xx,DC=serverpod,DC=net
Note: Make sure you replace ExchangeAccountUsername with your actual account username. To find out the correct Exchange Domain, navigate to CONTROL PANEL > Home > Get Started Here! > Advanced Settings.
- Click OK > Next > Finish.
- Restart Outlook.