CGD Computing FAQs

NCAR Wide Email Directory Setup

To setup your Thunderbird email to look for NCAR/UCAR wide email addresses do the following:

  • In Thunderbird go to Tools>Account settings
  • Click on "Composition and Addressing"
  • Under "Addressing" click to "Use a different LDAP server" and click Edit Directories
  • Choose to Add and fill in the following
  • Name: NCAR Wide Directory
  • Hostname:
  • BaseDN: ou=people,dc=ucar,dc=edu
  • Port number: 389
  • Click ok 3 times (once per windows opened)
  • Your email will now auto fill-in NCAR/UCAR email address as you type them.