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kelleygirl

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Nov 28, 2005
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I use Entourage as my email client. When I log on, it connects to my ISP server and downloads my messages fine. But recently it has started to ALSO connect several times a day to "ldap.four11.com." And once that froze my system for several minutes. I have no idea why it's doing this and am suspicious that something's wrong. I run Norton AntiVirus and it has alerted me to nothing. Any ideas??
 

MisterMe

macrumors G4
Jul 17, 2002
10,709
63
USA
kelleygirl said:
I use Entourage as my email client. When I log on, it connects to my ISP server and downloads my messages fine. But recently it has started to ALSO connect several times a day to "ldap.four11.com." And once that froze my system for several minutes. I have no idea why it's doing this and am suspicious that something's wrong. I run Norton AntiVirus and it has alerted me to nothing. Any ideas??
Entourage is a steaming pile from Microsoft. The only reason to use it is if Mail cannot access your Exchange account. Otherwise, you should avoid it like the plague.

One is the things that makes Entourage so bad is that it does unpredictable and unexplainable things. This is the case with your installation. You don't have a virus, you have Entourage.
 

DanielNTX

macrumors 6502
May 2, 2005
269
10
It's looking for an LDAP server Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. It's for searching e-mail addresses from a directory. My university uses it so you can look up other people and get their identity and e-mail address.

I think the four11.com is a default one included in the install but is now defunct.
 
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