Global Address Book on Cpanel (Round Cube)

Following is a step by step instruction on how to setup Roundcube plugin for using Global Addressbook. This installation was performed by our Champion Server Admin Prashant Yadav.

Before that, we must have the root access of the server. Download the putty from here

1. Open putty and take the CLI or remote desktop of the server.

2. Go to the Roundcube mail directory by following the below path:

/usr/local/cpanel/base/3rdparty/roundcube/

3. Now we need to Download and install the plugin: https://github.com/JohnDoh/Roundcube-Plugin-Global-Address-Book.git .

4. Now we need to move to directory plugins/addressbook

5. Now we need rename config.inc.php.dist to config.inc.php

6. Now open this file using vi editor.

7. For setting up global address book only for a single domain, we need to setup the following code:

$config [‘globaladdressbook_user’]=’[[email protected]%d]’;

Here %d is replaced with your domain name, you wish to use .

8. The globaladdressbook is now setup can be accessed via the roundcube. You can find it at the Address Book option.

Manu Mayank

Manu Mayank is director of Abacus Desk and a Redditor. He love to read about technology and sincerely feel that world is a better place thanks to the Internet. He is a strong supporter of Open Source and believe in knowledge sharing.This blog is just my contribution to the world wide web. Besides he also love to Cook and eat !!!

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