[CentOS] Global Address Book on Centos4.0

Mon Oct 30 04:42:44 UTC 2006
Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com>

On Sun, 2006-10-29 at 20:48 +0530, ankush grover wrote:
> hey friends,
>  I am using postfix on Centos4.0 as mailserver. I am looking for a
> global address book solution means every email client in my network
> whether outlook, outlookexpress, thunderbird, kmail, evolution etc.
> can find the user's email ids from that address book.  LDAP has such
> feature but I am not able to find any good howto or Is there any other
> solution ?
> Please let me know if you need any further inputs.
LDAP is the way to go. It is in fact, the only Address Book protocol
that all of those above e-mail programs are capable of using and more to
the point, only Evolution is capable of being anything other than a
read-only client.

There is no one best way and LDAP is a system administration hurdle that
probably is a lot to tackle if your only aspiration is a group address
book. If however, you have a lan with a number of users, LDAP can unify
all of the various systems with a common login (the same user id across
computers/platforms), a common home directory (across

The book that did it for me...LDAP System Administration by Gerald
Carter (getting a bit old now).