centralized address book

Erik Norgaard norgaard at locolomo.org
Mon Sep 12 08:42:31 PDT 2005

Jerod Prothe wrote:
> My organization lost its Exchange server, and now users are wanting to 
> have a common address book that they call all use, so anyone can start 
> typing "Joe Blo.." and his address pops up in their mail client.  
> They're all using Outlook and I was thinking - is this a job for 
> openldap?  I haven't done an ldap installation before, but I thought 
> this would be a good use for it.  Am I correct in assuming that?
> Thanks.

Yes! And googling openldap + addressbook you get this article on onlamp:


Have fun! :-)

But before you start, ask yourself: Are there other stuff you can pack 
into this directory? eg. user administration?


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