what about the Contacts Directory Account

Discussion in 'Windows Live Mail' started by Find, Oct 27, 2009.

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    Find Guest

    as we know that there are three kinds of Account in Windows Live Mail. But I
    wonder that how to use the Contacts Directory Account and what it use for.
    Please give me details about it. Thank you!
    Find, Oct 27, 2009
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  2. The Contacts Directory accounts are only useful in a corporate
    (large business) environment. The average user has no need for
    those, and you can delete them.
    Gary VanderMolen, Oct 27, 2009
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    Find Guest

    Gary VanderMolen,
    Thanks for your answer. But could you give me an example or more detail
    about Contacts Directory account?

    Find, Nov 1, 2009
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    ...winston Guest

    From the WLM Help option
    (A shared online contact list that contains contact information about the people in a particular organization. Users with access
    to the directory the ability to find the e-mail address and other details of anyone in the directory. Usually accessed using the
    LDAP protocol.)

    Add a contacts directory account
    Click Contacts Directory Account, and then click Next.
    Type the name of the LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. An Internet protocol used by e-mail programs to look up contact
    information on a server.) server that your ISP or network administrator has given you. If you have to provide a user name and
    password to log on to your LDAP server, select the This Contact directory requires me to log on with a name and password check box.
    Click Next. If you selected the This Contact directory requires me to log on with a name and password check box, type your account
    name and password, and then click Next again.
    Choose whether or not to let Mail use the contacts directory to check the e-mail addresses of your message recipients, and then
    click Next.
    Click Finish.

    ...winston, Nov 1, 2009
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    Nancy Zupan Guest

    In my contactr directory it just says "NULL"Is that what it is sappose to be?
    Nancy Zupan, Jul 30, 2012
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    Nancy Zupan Guest

    Would having the Contacts Directory Account stating Null make the e-mail I send make 50 & 60 copies sent to the same person?
    Nancy Zupan, Jul 30, 2012
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    ...winston Guest

    Insufficient information to answer your question.
    Fyi..you responded to a thread over 2.5 yrs old.

    Help for Windows Live Mail is available here:

    You'll need a Live ID to sign on and post a question.
    - any Hotmail account is a Live ID.

    When asking a question....state your o/s version and your version of Windows
    Live Mail.

    msft mvp mail

    "Nancy Zupan" wrote in message
    In my contactr directory it just says "NULL"Is that what it is sappose to
    ...winston, Jul 30, 2012
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