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Zimbra GAL and Evolution Mail Client

Postby thunder04 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:00 pm

I'd like to set up the Zimbra GAL in Evolution for address auto-completion, but I cannot seem to get it working. I found the following wiki article that details how to do this in several mail clients, but I haven't yet found the right combination of settings that seems to work in Evolution.

https://wiki.zimbra.com/wiki/Mail_Clien ... figuration

I'm hoping someone else may have experience with this?

Thanks!

(Running release 8.6.0_GA_1153.RHEL7_64_20141215151204 RHEL7_64 NETWORK edition, Patch 8.6.0_P7.)


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Re: Zimbra GAL and Evolution Mail Client

Postby DualBoot » Tue Oct 18, 2016 8:58 pm

First :
Zimbra LDAP URL and port must be public
Second :
Zimbra must allow anonymous read.

For the first item, it is security breach and the second is not allow as far as I can remember.
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Re: Zimbra GAL and Evolution Mail Client

Postby thunder04 » Thu Oct 20, 2016 4:50 pm

DualBoot wrote:First :
Zimbra LDAP URL and port must be public
Second :
Zimbra must allow anonymous read.

For the first item, it is security breach and the second is not allow as far as I can remember.


Well, for what it's worth, I'm only interested on this working internally.
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Re: Zimbra GAL and Evolution Mail Client

Postby DualBoot » Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:01 pm

So you can get the right information by using zmlocalconfig.
You will get ldap url, password and user.
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Re: Zimbra GAL and Evolution Mail Client

Postby thunder04 » Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:25 pm

DualBoot wrote:So you can get the right information by using zmlocalconfig.
You will get ldap url, password and user.


So, you're saying that I have to use the zimbra_ldap_user and associated password? I cannot authenticate as the user?

For the heck of it, I set up Thunderbird and followed what I believe is the official documentation for setting up the GAL in Thunderbird:

https://wiki.zimbra.com/wiki/Configure_ ... hunderbird

And it doesn't seem to authenticate. It'll prompt me for the password of the user in question, but when I enter it in I'm prompted again...and again...and again.
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Re: Zimbra GAL and Evolution Mail Client

Postby DualBoot » Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:28 pm

No you can do a bind DN with Zimbra postfix user and its associated password.

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