How to access Axigen's Domain Contacts using Mozilla Thunderbird using the Sync Kolab add-on

This article describes how to access Axigen's Domain Contacts using Mozilla Thunderbird and the Sync Kolab add-on.

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Sync Kolab add-on is freely available via the add-ons page reserved for the Mozilla Thunderbird project.

For this article we will use example.org as our local organization with the account user1@example.org.

  1. Subscribe to “~Public Folders Domain Contacts”
  2. Open the Address Book
  3. In the Address Book window select File → New → Address Book
  4. Set a name for the new address book, for example "Domain Contacts"
  5. Open Sync Kolab Preferences (Tools → Add-ons → Extensions → Sync Kolab → Preferences)
  6. Select the "Contacts" item corresponding to your Axigen account
  7. Click "New"
  8. Set Display Name to domain_contacts
  9. Select the newly created "domain_contacts" item
  10. In the "Address Book" drop-down list select "Domain Contacts"
  11. Set the Contact Folder to ~Public foldersDomain Contacts
  12. Click "Ok"
  13. Go back to Address Book and from Tools → select “Start SyncKolab” and  the synchronization proccess will start.
  14. Now user1@example.org has access to Domain Contacts.
Applies to
Releases: Axigen 8.2.xAxigen 9..x
OS: LinuxWindowsFreeBSDSolaris
Distros: RPM based distrosDEB based distrosUbuntuWindowsWindows x64FreeBSD 8.xRPM based distros x64Solaris 10 x64FreeBSD 9.2FreeBSD 9.2 amd64