Using OSU Online Directory with Thunderbird


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


  • Employee or Student
  • Thunderbird email client


  1. Open Thunderbird.
  2. Click on the Tools menu and choose Options.
  3. Click on Composition from the top menu.
  4. Click on the Addressing tab.
  5. Click the check box next to Directory Server and click on the Edit Directories... button.
  6. Click the Add button.
  7. In the Name field type OSU Online Directory.
  8. In the Hostname field type
  9. In the Base DN field type
  10. Set the Port number to 389.
  11. Click OK to close the Directory Server Properties window.
  12. Click OK to close the LDAP Directory Servers window.
  13. Select  OSU Online Directory  from the Directory Server drop-down list.
  14. Click OK.


For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.


Article ID: 51672
Fri 4/6/18 9:27 AM
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