How to Configure Mozilla to Use the DND LDAP

What is the DND LDAP?:

The LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is the back-end of the familiar Dartmouth Name Directory that is used by Blitzmail and other applications to help you find Dartmouth affiliated people.

How do I use it with Mozilla Mail?:

  • Select 'Edit->Preferences' from the menu.
  • Click on 'Mail and Newsgroups->Addressing;
  • In the 'Address Autocompletion' region, select the 'Directory Server' checkbox.
  • Click on 'Edit Directories'. A new window will open.
  • Click on 'Add'. A new window will open.
    1. Name: DND
    2. Hostname:
    3. Base DN: dc=dartmouth,dc=edu
    4. Port number:389 (default)
    5. Bind DN: (leave blank)
  • Click 'OK' until you get back the the preferences window. Make sure the DND directory is selected as your Directory Server
  • Auto-completion should work on new emails.

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Last update: 18 September 2002