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NOTE: These procedures only apply if you have installed Outlook with the Corporate Workgroup/Other option. This option allows you to use Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) services. To determine your installation type, on the Help Menu click About Microsoft Outlook. In About Microsoft Outlook you should see "Corporate" if you have the Corporate Workgroup installation.
Microsoft provides a service for use with Outlook 2000 that allows you to access directory servers using the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). LDAP is a directory service implementation that allows fast search access to user information using the X.500 directory.
The Microsoft LDAP Directory service is installed during a standard install of Microsoft Office 2000.
Adding and Configuring the Microsoft LDAP Directory Service
To add the Corporate LDAP service to a profile, follow these steps:
Searching Using the LDAP Service
The LDAP search is implemented through the Address Book. To search for an address, follow these steps: