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Topic: LDAP Backend Global address book

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Hello,
I was wondering is there any way to add contacts to LDAP global address book, (external contacts: like importing a csv or anything else)

Thanks

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Re: LDAP Backend Global address book

Currently, no. Default global LDAP address book is the list of all mail users on your mail server, no external users.
Technically, you add update LDAP data to store external contacts, then update webmail to query them as global address book.

Question for you:

- why add external users in global address book?
- you want to display this global address book in which web application? Roundcube? SOGo?

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Re: LDAP Backend Global address book

for the first question, I've other mail platform and want the address book to be displayed for iRedmail users.

users are on Roundcube, with my current setup I don't have SOGo.

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Re: LDAP Backend Global address book

You can use another ldap ou to store these external contacts, and add a new ldap address book in Roundcube to query this new ldap ou.

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Re: LDAP Backend Global address book

Hi ZhangHuangbin,

Any recommended guide we can follow for our iRedMail setup to make Roundcube query another OU as an address book?

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Re: LDAP Backend Global address book

bassem.elbeheiry wrote:

Any recommended guide we can follow for our iRedMail setup to make Roundcube query another OU as an address book?

I don't have a recommended guide. But since it's ldap, you can just add a ou (e.g. o=abook,dc=xx,dc=xx) to store your external contacts.

If you deployed iRedMail with OpenLDAP backend, roundcube will have a ldap address book to query default iRedMail users. You can simply copy the config snippet, modify it to query your own ldap ou (o=abook,dc=xx,dc=xx).

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Re: LDAP Backend Global address book

Hi ZhangHuangbin,

    Can we configure RoundCube to query more than one OU as a source for the address book? the thing is we need to import external e-mail accounts to show as contacts in the Global Address Book without crating mail accounts for them on LDAP

Thanks

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Re: LDAP Backend Global address book

bassem.elbeheiry wrote:

Can we configure RoundCube to query more than one OU as a source for the address book?

Sure. As many as you want. smile

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Re: LDAP Backend Global address book

Hi ZhangHuangbin,

        I tried adding address book objects but it didn't work, could you provide us on how to edit config.inc.php to accept both the mail users (mail=) the (cn=) address book object?

I added the below o the config file and iRedMail was inaccessible after that so I had to roll back the changes:

'base_dn'       => 'ou=Contacts,domainName=domain.com,o=domains,dc=domain,dc=com',
'bind_dn'       => 'cn=%u,ou=Contacts,domainName=%d,o=domains,dc=domain,dc=com',

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Re: LDAP Backend Global address book

Please check Roundcube log file to figure out why it's inaccessible.

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