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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: 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 […]

Fix: Cannot find Groupwise users to add to the Blackberry Enterprise Server

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A user was recently having issues with his Groupwise email on his Blackberry, so our BES admin planned on removing him from BES, then re-adding him.  Removing the user was no problem, but the admin was quite suprised to find out he could not re-add the user.  When searching for the user to add, the […]

After upgrading to BES 4.1.3 or higher for Groupwise, excessive GWXMLData::ContactSyncRecordToXML warnings appear in the Windows Application log

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Blackberry KB15941 exlains that starting with BES 4.1, additional warnings are logged to the Blackberry Messaging and Windows Application log.  These warnings are informational in nature, and do not indicate a problem. If you’d like to reduce or eliminate these messages, KB04342 says to edit the EventLogLevel DWORD value  of the appropriate BES service located […]

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 […]

Incorrect time stamp on Groupwise email messages after migrating to new server

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Last weekend I migrated a Groupwise 7.0.3HP1 post office, it’s POA, it’s domain and MTA from Netware 6.5.5 to Windows 2003 R2 SP2.  The migration was smooth, one I’d performed several times before.  All of a sudden, some of our users in a different time zone were reporting that certain (but not all) incoming email […]