About Marvin Huffaker

Marvin Huffaker is one the most experienced Micro Focus GroupWise experts in the world, providing independent consulting services to business customers globally. Marvin actively supports GroupWise every single day for these customers. When it comes to GroupWise, there aren't many people that have made a career supporting it almost exclusively. Marvin has been working with GroupWise for over 15 years, has been through extensive training, has lectured about GroupWise migration strategies, and has been heavily involved with the GroupWise Beta Team for many of the recent GroupWise releases. When you work with Marvin Huffaker, you're working with one of the best in the industry!

April 2021

Obtaining GroupWise Cores on SLES 12 and SLES 15

By |2021-04-04T20:54:06-07:00April 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Obtaining GroupWise Cores on SLES 12 and SLES 15 When I first started moving GroupWise systems to SLES 12, I had a horrible time just configuring GroupWise to capture a core in the event of a crash. It took a long time to figure it out since it's not as automatic as on previous SLES versions.  I've also found similar challenges on SLES 15. I was finally able to compile a list of needed items to either try to prevent [...]

March 2021

GroupWise 18.3 Discussion and Best Practice Guide

By |2021-04-06T23:21:04-07:00March 15th, 2021|GroupWise, Technical|

GroupWise 18.3 Discussion and Best Practice Guide This document outlines some of the best practices I use in my day to day business installing, upgrading, migrating, and supporting GroupWise for customers throughout the United States and around the world. GroupWise 18.3 was released in December 2020 as a milestone feature release of GroupWise.  In addition to bug fixes and minor feature enhancements, GroupWise introduced two major new components to the product: GroupWise Web GroupWise WebAcess is now considered [...]

GroupWise 18.3 System Build Guide (SLES 15)

By |2021-03-15T02:53:04-07:00March 4th, 2021|GroupWise, Technical|

GroupWise 18.3 Quick Build Sheet (SLES 15) Here's a quick reference sheet for how I typically build a GroupWise server on Linux. My preference is to use SLES 15, and that is what I outline in this document. If you'd like to read my discussion regarding the various supported operating systems, click on my "GroupWise 18.3 Discussion and Best Practices" article. VMware Server Configuration Adapt as needed to hypervisor platforms. My preference is VMWare ESXi and anything [...]

January 2021