How Do I ... Configure Outlook 2007 to Use the Western Directory



This document will walk you through the steps of configuring Outlook 2007 to use the Western Directory.

How to configure Outlook 2007

Open Outlook 2007.

Select Tools, then Account Settings.

Select the Address Book tab and click New. See Fig 1.

Account Settings

Fig 1

Select Internet Directory Service (LDAP), click Next.

Under Server Name enter See Fig 2. Click More Settings.

Change Email Account

Fig 2

Click the Search tab.

Under Search Base, select Custom

In the text field, enter dc=uwo, dc=ca. See Fig 3.


Fig 3

Check off Enable Browsing (requires server support).

Click OK, and then click Next.

Now click Finish.

Close the Account Settings window and restart Outlook 2007.

You have now added the Western Directory.

Address Book

More Information

If you require more information or have any difficulties configuring Outlook 2007 for Western Directory, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 519 661-3800.


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