Using OSU Online Directory with Evolution for Linux


  • How do I configure Evolution to use the OSU Online Directory?


  • Employee or Student
  • Evolution email client


  1. Open Evolution.
  2. Click on the File menu, choose New, and choose Address Book.
  3. In the New Address Book window, choose On LDAP Servers from the Type drop-down list. The window will expand to show additional options.
  4. Configure the General tab as follows:
    1. The Name is OSU Online Directory.
    2. Check the box next to Mark as default folder.
    3. The Server is
    4. The Port is 389.
    5. Select No encryption from the Use secure connection drop-down list.
  5. Configure the Details tab as follows:
    1. The Search base is
    2. Select Sub from the Search scope drop-down list.
  6. Click the OK button to save these settings.


For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.


Article ID: 51544
Wed 4/4/18 1:37 PM
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