Setting up Windows Live Mail to use the Penn Directory

  1. Open Windows Live Mail on your computer, click the Tools menu, and select Accounts.... Click the Add... button.

  2. Select Contacts Directory Account and click Next.

  3. Enter for the LDAP server. Check the box that says, "This Contact directory requires me to log on with a name and password."

  4. For Account name, enter uid=pennkey, ou=PennPeople, dc=upenn, dc=edu, where pennkey is your pennkey. Enter your PennKey password.

  5. Select Automatically check addresses in this contact directory. Click Next.

  6. Click Finish.

  7. Select and click the Properties button.

  8. Click the Advanced tab.
    Check the box that says, "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)."
    Make sure the Contacts Directory field (under Server Port Number) is set to 636.
    For the Search base, enter ou=PennPeople, dc=upenn, dc=edu. NOTE: enter the search base exactly as shown here; this field is case-sensitive.
    Click OK.

  9. To use the directory, from a new email message, you can type the recipient's full name into the "To:" field. Then, click the Tools menu and select Check Names.

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