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What Is Directory Service

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    News Individual Net Guest

    What Is Directory Service

    In Windows Mail, Tools, Accounts, an item is listed "Directory Service".
    And under Directory Service there are two items ; Active Directory and
    Verisign Internet Directory Service. What is a directory service, and what
    is Verisign? Thanks.


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    Gary VanderMolen Guest

    Re: What Is Directory Service

    Those services are useful only in a corporate setting.
    In a large organization, you can't possibly have everyone in your
    Contacts list, so the directory service does a lookup by name,
    like a telephone book. However, for ordinary users it is not
    useful and can even slow things down. I routinely delete any
    directory services.

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    Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)


    "News Individual Net" <gregoryhouse4@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:O94YjnDRJHA.1172@xxxxxx

    > In Windows Mail, Tools, Accounts, an item is listed "Directory Service". And under Directory Service there are two items ;
    > Active Directory and Verisign Internet Directory Service. What is a directory service, and what is Verisign? Thanks.


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