Fix: “Use GroupWise user address as Mail From: for rule generated messages” checkbox in grayed out in ConsoleOne

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In my ConsoleOne 1.3.6f running Groupwise 7.0.3 snapins I was unable to select the “Use GroupWise user address as Mail From: for rule generated messages” option.  The check box was greyed out.   To fix this, I had to view the properties of the GWIA object.  On the Groupwise Identification tab I manually changed the Database […]

Fix: ConsoleOne error “GWIA Admin could not locate file exepath.cfg”

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The ConsoleOne error “GWIA Admin could not locate file exepath.cfg” when editing the GWIA object is generally caused because ConsoleOne cannot find the gwia.cfg file.   Exepath.cfg is usually found in the domain\wpgate\gwia directory on the GWIA server.  This simple file should only contain the path to directory where gwia.cfg is located.  On Netware servers, this location is […]

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 […]

Howto: Export Groupwise Classes of Service and SMTP Relay Rules

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Okay, maybe the title of this post is a bit misleading. I’m in the process of upgrading my organization’s Groupwise from 6.5.5 to 7.0.3.  I wanted to create a new GWIA object during the upgrade so I could fall back to the previous version if something went awry. I has one daunting problem that stood […]

Troubleshooting when Groupwise GWIA won’t send out mail

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The other day my Netware 6.5.7 / Groupwise 7.0.2 server decided to stop sending out email for no apparent reason. Some of the things I tried during the troubleshooting process were: 1) Checked the GWIA log files, which didn’t show any errors occurring even with verbose logging enabled. As a matter of fact, the logs […]

Identifying and Clearing Groupwise GWIA Queues of Corrupt Messages

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When the Groupwise GWIA gateway has problems sending or receiving mail, it’s often the result of a corrupt message clogging up a queue. The easiest way to troubleshoot the problem and restore mail flow is often to down the GWIA and rename the queue folders. To accomplish this on a Netware server you can stop […]

Groupwise 7.0.2 and problems sending attachments

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For the past month or so some of our Groupwise users have been reporting problems sending email attachments. The most common complaints included: The recipient could see the attachment but it had no file extension following the file name The attachment would have an extension like .001 rather than .doc, .xls, etc. This problem was […]

When GWIA won’t unload and the server hangs

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I updated my NW65SP6 Groupwise 7.0.1 server to 7.0.2 Hot Patch 1a yesterday, and my gwia kept abending when I tried to restart it or exit it. It didn’t matter if gwia was loaded in protected memory or not, it would just lock the system console. I was unable to down the server, spawn a […]