LDAP error with thunderbird autocomplete (beta 5)

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Thu Apr 28 20:57:47 CEST 2005

On Thursday 28 April 2005 16:32, Hamish wrote:
> Hello all
> I am experiencing problems with thunderbird's LDAP autocomplete. Before the
> upgrade to beta5 (beta4), someone could type the first 3 or so letters of a
> contact, and thunderbird would autocomplete from LDAP. This is no longer
> working, and I get and error:
> Error code 81: Can't contact the LDAP server
> When I open addressbook, select the directory entry for the kolab server
> and search, I get results, so there is maybe a difference in how it looks
> up. I know this seems like more of a thunderbird issue, but if anyone has
> had the same problems, or if anyone can think of how the changes in beta5
> may break it, please help!

The schema is slightly different.
You could try an older one.

Also you could look at the communication between thunderbird
and Kolab's openldap to see the differences.
(Usually I use snoo.py http://intevation.de/cgi-bin/viewcvs/snoo.py/
for this sort of work, but there are many
tools like this.)
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