Chapter 1
Using the Directory Services

The purpose of this chapter is to show you how to browse and search for electronic mail (e-mail) addresses in the Sabah.net using the directory services.

NOTE: This directory services currently applies to the Electronic Government system only.

1.1 Setting up the Directory Service

 

Step 1: On the Tools menu, click Accounts you will be able to see the following window:

 

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Step 2: Click Add and choose Directory Service. This following window will pop-up

Figure 1.2

Step 3: Type in dir.sabah.gov.my in the (LDAP) Server field and click Next

Step 4: Then choose Yes and click Next

Step 5: Lastly click on the Finish button

Note: Please note, under the ĎAllí category you will see the new directory account that you have just created (see Figure 1.3)

Figure 1.3

1.2 Change the Directory Service setting

Step 1: Click once on the dir.sabah.gov.my (as shown in Figure 1.3)

Step 2: Then click on the Properties button and you will be able to see the following screen:

Figure 1.4

Step 3: Make sure the setting for your Server name is correct, which is dir.sabah.gov.my.

Step 4: Click on the Advance category and in the Search base, type in o=Sabah; c=My (see Figure 1.5)

Step 5: Click on the Apply button

Figure 1.5

1.3 Searching for a user

Step 1: Click Find on Outlook Express toolbars and choose People, or you can also press the Ctrl+E key on your keyboard. This following window will pop-up:

 

 

Figure 1.6

Step 2: Click Look in: button to choose the directory.

Step 3: Type the personís name that you want to search in the Name:field (see the example on Figure 1.6)

Step 4: Lastly, click the Find Now button

Note: The figure as shown above is using Hamid as an example. Please note that, on the figure above, it listed down all the names which consist the word ĎHamidí.