Fix: Voltage SecureMail Zero Download Messenger Error 23 with Groupwise Client

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Fix for error 23 when opening a Voltage SecureMail ZDM attachment in Groupwise 6.5 client  SUMMARY: Users of GroupWise may see an error code 6, error code 7 or error code 23 when opening a Voltage SecureMail Zero Download Messenger. This is due to the fact that the mail client changes the content of the […]

Howto: Use the “Use Trusted App” utility to verify trusted applications and their keys can login to Groupwise post offices

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 Use Trusted App is a very handy tool that allows Groupwise administrators to verify that trusted applications can use their pre-defined keys to access Groupwise post offices and user mailboxes.  Using this program is extremely simple: 1) Download and extract 2) Run UseTrusted.exe 3) Specify the following information: – POA Address – POA C/S […]

Fix: Groupwise POA will not start on Windows Server 2003, access denied

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Symptoms observed when a Groupwise POA will not start on Windows Server 2003, “access denied” Groupwise POA will not start on Windows Server 2003 R2, “access denied “  Starting the POA manually would show the POA GUI briefly, which then disappeared. Other POAs on the server started without error, ruling out gwpoa.exe corruption Verified no port […]

Howto: Redirect Groupwise 6.5 url /servlet/webacc to Groupwise 7 URL /gw/webacc

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Groupwise 6.5 WebAccess is accessed via http://yourserverDNSorIP/servlet/webacc, while Groupwise 7.0 WebAccess is accessed at http://yourserverDNSorIP/gw/webacc.  Here’s how to configure Apache to redirect the old WebAccess url to the updated one: 1) On the Netware server, edit sys:\apache2\conf\httpd.conf  2) At the bottom of the file paste the following line: redirect permanent /servlet/webacc http://yourserverDNSorIP/gw/webacc replacing yourserverDNSorIP with your […]

Fix: Groupwise won’t install on Windows Server 2003

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Groupwise typically will not install on Windows Server 2003 due to DEP incompatibilities.  Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is a set of hardware and software technologies that perform additional checks on memory to help prevent malicious code from running on a system. To resolve this issue: 1) Right click on My Computer > Properties 2) Select […]

Script to backup Groupwise configuration files on Netware Part I

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I performed a Groupwise 6.5 to 7.0.3 upgrade this weekend on the domain and post office servers, and wrote a quick script to backup the agent configuration files.  It’s not a pretty script, but I wrote it in about 10 minutes and it worked on all my Netware servers.  I call this script part I […]

Simple script to backup Groupwise 7 configuration files on SLES Linux

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I’m about to upgrade our Groupwise infrastructure, and I wanted to write a simple script that would backup and archive important Groupwise configuration files.  I’m not proficient at scripting, but here’s what I came up with.  Please recommend additional files to include if I have overlooked anything. [sourcecode language=’cpp’] #################################### ### Begin ### script to backup […]

Fix for “LDAP login failed” error when trying to install Groupwise 7 Webaccess or GWIA on SLES Linux

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To fix the LDAP login failed error when trying to install Groupwise 7 Webaccess or GWIA on SLES Linux: Go to LDAP Group object for the server (not LDAP server object).  On the General tab, uncheck Require TLS for simple binds with Password > OK Goto LDAP server object for the server, and on the […]

Fix for path not found (8209) when loading Groupwise POA

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My error was path not found (8209) \\nw1\vol1\logs\testpo when trying to load a POA on a SLES 10 SP1 Groupwise 7.0.3 server.  I had just migrated the POA named testpo from Netware to SLES manually rather than use the Groupwise Server Migration Utility since I wanted to have a good understanding what had to happen behind the scenes […]

Fix: ConsoleOne Database error, the local device name is already in use

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I was in ConsoleOne 1.3.6e today, trying to connect to a Groupwise 6.5 Domain database and received the following error message: Database error, the local device name is already in use I received this message when trying to connect to several domains, but not all of them.  I was able to successfully connect to all […]