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How can I setup LDAP on Windows 2003?

by MyWifeIsDead / November 2, 2010 12:21 AM PDT

In my office my colleagues are checking their e-mails with Outlook 2003, using POP3. However they want to have a shared contacts folder that everyone can open and view. I found that with POP3, LDAP is the only way (I'll be happy to be wrong on this one :)) to access one database from several Outlooks.
But I can't seem to find any help about how to setup the LDAP server (for the Address book/contact list) on Windows 2003 server. There is a lot of info about how to do it on a Linux one and in the end I can do it like this, but I'd prefer to use something that is more familiar to me and have it run on a Windows server.

Do you have any tips, suggestions or recommendations, or I should just do it with Linux?

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Why not Linux?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 2, 2010 12:28 AM PDT

Given it's LDAP the choice of the server is at the IT staffer's discretion or the boss's direction. But as to your question I don't have much to add to the following articles and discussions:
http://www.google.com/search?q=LDAP+on+Windows+2003

My only added comment is that users of LDAP would have to be in the AD or in short words, logging into the domanin.
Bob

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(hi)
by MyWifeIsDead / November 2, 2010 1:52 AM PDT
In reply to: Why not Linux?

That search didn't get any results I haven't viewed so far. There is a lot of help of how to connect to LDAP, but not to create one, so I guess I'll do in with Linux. As I said before I wanted to do it with Windows 2003, because I could make it on the machine I use for AD. Now I will have yet another Virtual Machine for this :). All users here use the AD so that won't be a problem. Thank you :).

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Ahh that's a different question.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 2, 2010 1:55 AM PDT
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