Create a new list with LDAP autocompletion



MailNews Core
LDAP Integration
7 years ago
6 years ago


(Reporter: nicolas.franchet, Unassigned)


Windows XP

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7 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US) AppleWebKit/534.16 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/10.0.648.151 Safari/534.16
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; fr; rv: Gecko/20110303 Thunderbird/3.1.9

In address book panel.
I added a LDAP server to get addresses.
I create a new list, set a name, and type the first letter of my first address. All works fine. I get a list of email address from my LDAP server. I pick up one.
I try to add a second email address, but when I type the first letter nothing append, no email addresses are returned. I have to close the create list panel, and modify the list to have the autocomplemention works. The autocomplemention only works a the first search.
I look into the code (I'm not a Thunderbird expert), I think the problem is on the LDAP session. The session is not release after the first search and then the search is broken for the second search.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add a LDAP Directory to the address book
2. Create a new List in your personal addresses
3. Type letters in the first row in the creation list panel. Email addresses are retrieved from the ldap server.
4. Go to the next line, type letters (the same or not). Email addresses are NOT retrived from the ldap server.
Actual Results:  
No email are retrieved after the second search

Expected Results:  
The second search should retrieve emails from the ldap server

This bug exists since TB 3.0.x (it does not exists in TB 1.5.2).
I do not test with TB 2.0.x.
It still exists in TB 3.3a3


7 years ago
Severity: normal → major
Version: unspecified → 3.1


7 years ago
Priority: -- → P1
Version: 3.1 → Trunk
Please don't change priorities unless you're a developer working on a bug.
Priority: P1 → --

Comment 2

6 years ago
We just ran into this issue at work as well. We're seeing it on both the Windows and OS X versions of Thunderbird and we have an install base of around 600 users with versions varrying between 3.1.9 and 8.0. We're lucky enough to have multiple ldap servers for testing that have very different default schemas, and the issue survived on both servers. We've also tried using we well as disabling SSL with no affect on the results.

It's pretty easy to reproduce. Can we get this one changed to CONFIRMED?

Comment 3

6 years ago
Sorry - I forgot to include the specific list of operating systems that we're able to confirm the issue on:

- Windows XP SP3
- Windows 7 SP1 (64bit)
- OS X Lion 10.7.2

Comment 4

6 years ago
anything in error console or in the autocomplete details?
(seems likely I think) does your issue match one of these?;short_desc=ldap%20autoc;bug_severity=major;bug_severity=normal;bug_severity=minor;resolution=---;query_format=advanced;short_desc_type=allwordssubstr;type0-0-0=nowords;value0-0-0=count%20counts;product=MailNews%20Core;product=Thunderbird
This doesn't seem consistent, but I can reproduce it at times.
Ever confirmed: true
Component: Address Book → LDAP Integration
Product: Thunderbird → MailNews Core
QA Contact: address-book → ldap-integration
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