Address Book


Contact Sharing:

Connecting to Exchange (Leopard) and Active Directory via LDAP

The only real problem is figuring out the correct naming context1, which can be done by issuing:

$ ldapsearch -h -x -b '' -s base '(objectclass=*)' 'namingContexts'

…and pick out the correct namingContext entry from the output. Bear in mind that on a multi-branch tree (like the ones in multinationals) you might not want to pick the shortest.

Listing Recently Modified Contacts

This AppleScript (taken from here) is very useful when keeping track of modifications done by syncing your address book with other sources:

Enabling the Debug menu

defaults write ABShowDebugMenu -bool true

1 Abridged from here for my own reference.