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Groupwise GWcheck Error: Mailbox/library maintenance can not be executed because a duplicate request is running

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I received the following message when attempting to run the standalone GWcheck today: Mailbox/library maintenance can not be executed because a duplicate request is running To resolve my issue (Groupwise 7.0.3HP2), I renamed the ngwcheck.db file in the post office directory.  Worked like a charm.

Fix: The SNMP Service is ignoring extension agent dll c:\webacc\gwwasnmp.dll because it is missing or misconfigured

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Windows Server 2003 R2 error message Event ID: 1102  Source: SNMP   The SNMP Service is ignoring extension agent dll c:\webacc\gwwasnmp.dll because it is missing or misconfigured.   Symptoms   Groupwise Webaccess was originally installed to c:\webacc.  Found documentation that states it should be installed to c:\Inetpub\scripts.  Webaccess was removed, then reinstalled to the new […]

Fix: Groupwise alarms not working

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I had one user who was not receiving Groupwise calendar alarms. Groupwise backend is version 7.0.3HP2, user’s client is GW656UP3.  The problem was observed from different machines for this user.  Other user’s could login to the affected Groupwise client and were able to receive alarm notification, so we knew the problem was with this user’s […]

Fix: 8209 error when attempting to create an archive from a restored Groupwise post office mailbox

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I recently restored a Groupwise 7.0.3HP1 post office from a daily differential backup.  After logging into a newly restored mailbox, I received a Path not Found [8209] error when attempting to create an archive from within the Groupwise client.   The reason for the 8209 error ended up being that the daily differential backup did not capture […]

FIX: Faulting application gwpoa.exe, version 7.0.3.1068, faulting module gwwww1a.dll

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I sure hope I don’t jinx myself for considering this issue resolved… My five Windows 2003 R2 SP2 / Groupwise 7.0.3HP1 servers have each been receiving the following errors since they were migrated from the Netware operating system back in December of 2008: Event ID: 1000 Source: Application Error Faulting application gwpoa.exe, version 7.0.3.1068, faulting […]

Groupwise Appointments are off by one hour after Daylight Savings Time change

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We have five Groupwise post offices running Groupwise 7.0.3 HP1.  Four servers are in the Eastern time zone, one is in the Central time zone.  After this past Sunday’s change to Daylight Savings Time, some users are reporting their appointment times are off by an hour. We verified the servers, post offices, consoleone, and workstations […]

How to test Groupwise POA SOAP connectivity

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To test your Groupwise POA for SOAP connectivity, type the following from a workstation command prompt:   telnet POAserverIP 7191   where POAserverIP is the IP address or FQDN of your post office agent. You should receive a response similar to:   HTTP/1.0 500 Date: Mon, 09 Feb 2009 09:13:20 GMT Server: Windows GroupWise POA 7.0.3 […]

Running the Groupwise 7 Monitor Agent as a Windows Service

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Getting the Groupwise Monitor agent, gwmon.exe, running as a Windows service has been on my to do list for quite a while now.  I don’t understand why Novell doesn’t build this functionality into the product.  Here’s how I went about running the GW703HP1 agent as a service on my Windows Server 2003 R2 box. First, […]

Novell TID 3801441 Is Wrong! – How to create a GroupWise user with a specific File ID (FID) for accessing an archive, or restoring a deleted user

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I was trying to re-create a Groupwise account this morning, and was having great difficulty in changing its FID per TID 3801441.  Here’s what Novell’s instructions are as of today, January 27 2009:  Follow these steps to create a new user with a specified FID number. First you will need to create a new user […]