thunderbird ldap active directory

Bug #231798 reported by Benson Margulies on 2008-05-19
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
thunderbird (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: thunderbird

I have got thunderbird talking to our AD. That's good.

I observe two problems.

1) Offline download fails with no explanation.

2) Address book searches re-prompt for the password every time, even though I've checked the 'save password in password manager' box.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun May 18 20:30:06 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: mozilla-thunderbird
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: thunderbird
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-16-generic i686

Benson Margulies (bimargulies) wrote :
Zhang Weiwu (zhangweiwu) wrote :

Hi. Both are reasonable behavior if you could not bind to the LDAP server, which might happen if you have wrong Bind DN / password. In order to proove the bind dn and password is working, in case ldap server is openldap, you need to enable certain error log (e.g. at debug level 256) and attach the error log here. This may need help from ldap server administrator.

Thomas Hotz (thotz) wrote :

Closing because of no response.

Changed in thunderbird (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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