Outlook Configuration

Effective July 1st 2014 this service will no longer be accessible outside of the UCSB campus networks. For off-campus access to email addresses we recommend using the People Finder service. Alternately we recommend using the Campus VPN Service for remote access to UCSB campus resources.

1. Before starting you'll need to know your UCSBnetID and password. If you don't know both of these you'll first need to sign-in to the Identity Manager and retrieve them.

2. Within Outlook 2010, navigate the menu to FileInfo and click the "Account Settings" button. In the "Account Settings" window, select the Address Books tab and click New...

3. The "Add New Account" window will appear. On this pane you'll need to select "Internet Directory Service (LDAP)" and click Next >. On this settings pane, you'll need to provide the following:

Server Name: ldap.ucsb.edu
This server requires me to log on [checked]
User Name: uid=[your ucsbnetid],ou=People,o=UCSB
Password: [your ucsbnetid password]

4. Now you'll click the More Settings... button, which should have the Connection tab highlighted. Fill in the fields as follows:.

Display Name: UCSB Directory
Port: 636
Use Secure Sockets Layer: [checked]

5. Next click the Search tab and enter these settings under "Search Base":

Custom: o=UCSB

6. click OK to close this window, then Next > and Finish. Close the "Account Settings" window to return to the main Outlook screen.

When composing a message, you can search the directory by clicking either the To: or Address Book buttons. In the "Select Names:" window, choose "UCSB Directory" under the "Address Book" drop-down menu. You can now search against the campus directory.