How do I configure thunderbird?

To configure Thunderbird:

  1. Download Thunderbird 10ESR from Mozilla MessagingThunderbird 10ESR is currently supported.
  2. Configure your email account.
    1. Enter your name, full email address, and password and press Continue.
    2. Click Create Account.
  3. Install the SOGo Add-on
    1. Download the integrator and save it in a place you can find it.
    2. In Thunderbird open Tools > Add-ons.
    3. Click the gears menu then Install Add-on From File.
    4. Browse to the location of the downloaded integrator, select it and click open
    5. Click install when it is enabled.
    6. Click Restart Thunderbird.
  4. After Thunderbird restarts it will ask you to click ok to restart again.  It may automatically restart after a few moments. 
  5. Choose to import calendar data if wanted.
  6. Enter your email password again.

You have successfully integrated thunderbird with the SOGo server.  Your contacts and events will be available through the webmail and other integrated thunderbird clients.