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Setting up Directory Services for Entourage X

  1. Select the "Directory Service" tab from within the "Accounts" window. The "Directory Service" tab contains Entourage's listing of all of the accounts used to search on-line directories.
  2. Click on the "New" button at the top of the window.
  3. The "Account Setup Assistant" for directory services will appear.
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  4. Click the "Configure account manually" button from the bottom of the Assistant window. The "Edit Account" window will appear. It is broken up into two tabbed areas, "Account Settings" and "Options."
  5. Enter "RIT Directory" in the "Account Name" field under the "Account Settings" tab.
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  6. Enter "" in the "LDAP server" field under the "Account Settings" tab.
  7. Enter "uid=abc1234,ou=people,dc=rit,dc=edu" as your "Account ID." Substitute your own RIT account username for "abc1234."
  8. Click on the "Click here for advanced options" button to open the advanced settings pop-up window.
  9. Turn on the "This LDAP server requires a secure connection (SSL)" option.
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  10. Click on the tiny close box to close the pop-up window.
  11. Click the "Options" tab in the "Edit Account" window.
  12. Enter the following string exactly "ou=people,dc=rit,dc=edu" in the "Search base" field.
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  13. Click the "OK" button to close the "Edit Account" window. This will bring you back to the "Accounts" window, where "RIT Directory" will now show up in your list of available directories.
  14. Select the "RIT Directory" entry it by clicking it once and then click the "Make Default" button. The "RIT Directory" entry will become bold, indicating it is now your default directory.
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  15. Close the "Accounts" window.

That's it! You are done setting up Entourage to check the on-line RIT Directory.