February 2022

GroupWise Mobility 18.3.x Discussion and Guide

By |2022-02-22T23:45:22-07:00February 22nd, 2022|GroupWise, Technical|

GroupWise Mobility v18.3.x Discussion and Guide I just started writing this in February 2022 when the latest GMS release was 18.3.2. If you're reading it and it seems incomplete, it's because it's a work in process. Feel free to email me from my Contact Page if you have specific questions or would like to add points to any of my discussions. This document outlines some of the things that need to be understood with GroupWise Mobility. It's [...]

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 |2022-06-28T14:13:30-07:00March 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

GroupWise Web 18.3 Best Practices

By |2022-06-13T11:30:05-07:00January 23rd, 2021|GroupWise, Technical|

GroupWise Web 18.3 Best Practices GroupWise 18.4 Notice:  This document was written for GroupWise 18.3.   Due to certificate changes with GroupWise 18.4, it's very likely you will not be able to successfully implement GroupWise Web on GroupWise 18.4 with this guide alone. There are additional configurations and requirements that must be met. I hope to update this document soon, however, my workload has been very high and my time to write has been extremely limited. This is [...]

October 2020

GroupWise WebAccess 18.x Best Practices (Windows)

By |2021-03-04T00:03:38-07:00October 31st, 2020|GroupWise, Technical|

This post is still relevant for GroupWise 18 versions through 18.2.1, however with the release of GroupWise 18.3 in December 2020, the traditional GroupWise Web Access is no longer supported.  WebAccess has been replaced by a newly designed "GroupWise Web".  My post for the new GroupWise Web can be found here. GroupWise 18 WebAccess on Windows Server Here is a list of things required to get GroupWise WebAccess 18 running on a Windows Server. The architecture is different [...]

June 2014

How to Login to GroupWise via IMAP Using a Trusted Application

By |2016-12-22T14:36:25-07:00June 15th, 2014|GroupWise, Technical|

If you ever find yourself attempting to troubleshoot GroupWise mailboxes using IMAP and Trusted Applications, you will soon find that it can be a cumbersome process. You will also find that it's very difficult to actually find information that tells you how do be successful in your Trusted App login. Why would you need this?  Well, in my case I was troubleshooting an issue with a customer that uses Baracuda Archiving for long term message storage. It was having issues [...]

August 2013

How To Change Novell Password on Windows XP

By |2021-02-07T18:39:57-07:00August 21st, 2013|eDirectory, End User Do It Yourself|

If you see a Novell logo like the one below when your Windows XP computer starts up, you're using Novell services to login to your network. You can easily change your Novell Password on your own without having to contact your help-desk or network administrator. How to Change Your Novell eDirectory Password You can easily change your Novell eDirectory Password on your own without having to contact your help-desk or network administrator. Refer to the visual step-by-step below for complete [...]

How to Change Novell Password on Windows 7

By |2021-02-07T18:40:06-07:00August 21st, 2013|eDirectory, End User Do It Yourself|

If you see a Novell logo like the one below when your Windows 7 computer starts up, you're using Novell services to login to your network. You can easily change your Novell Password on your own without having to contact your help-desk or network administrator. STEP A) Invoke the Password Control Dialog Assuming you are logged into your workstation and your desktop is visible and active: Press CTRL-ALT-DEL. This will bring up a System Menu as shown below. 2. Click [...]

May 2013

Prepare for Litigation and Email Discovery

By |2021-02-07T18:40:12-07:00May 29th, 2013|eDiscovery, Email Retention, Opinions, Retain|

Is it likely your business will be involved in litigation now or in the future? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. Luckily, you can take proactive steps to make the process as smooth as possible with email retention and archiving solutions. Whether you like it or not, email and other electronically stored information is often used as part of the discovery process in court proceedings, making it absolutely critical that organizations rigorously manage electronic communications. In fact, email, instant messaging, and [...]

July 2012

GroupWise Vulnerability - MD5 (Short Version)

By |2016-12-22T14:36:27-07:00July 10th, 2012|GroupWise|

NOTE: This is the condensed version. You may be interested in the longer and more technical blog entry.I'm writing this to provide some general information related to GroupWise, Security, and the MD5 hash algorithm. You may not fully understand what MD5 is or how it works, and that's okay. But you do need to be aware that your GroupWise system could be at risk if you are using MD5 anywhere in your system. GroupWise Vulnerability with MD5 Hash Your GroupWise [...]

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