Campus PH Retirement

On June 30, 2010, the directory utility PH is being retired in favor of using LDAP.  If you are using PH in your email program to do name lookups, you need to change your settings before the end of the month.

For Eudora:

  1. Open Eudora
  2. Go to Tools > Directory Services
  3. Under protocol selection, select LDAP and then new database
  4. Enter:
    • Name: UIUC LDAP
    • Hostname:
  5. Under the Search Options tab, enter: Search Base: dc=uiuc,dc=edu
  6. Click OK
  7. Make sure that UIUC LDAP is selected in the databases menu.
  8. Close Directory Services

For Thunderbird:

  1. Open Thunderbird
  2. To to Tools > Options (Or on a Mac, Thunderbird > Preferences)
  3. In the Options window, click on Composition icon.
  4. Click on Addressing tab.
  5. Place a checkmark by Directory Server
  6. Click on Edit Directories button.
  7. Click Add.
  8. In the General tab, enter:
    • Name: UIUC LDAP
    • Hostname:
    • Base DN: dc=uiuc,dc=edu
  9. Click OK
  10. Click OK again.
  11. Make sure that Directory Server is checked and UIUC LDAP is selected in the drop down menu.
  12. Click OK.