Groupwise proxy users do not work in GW webaccess portlet

  • 3376234
  • 30-Apr-2007
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell Identity Manager 3.0
Novell Identity Manager 3.5
Novell GroupWise WebAccess 6.5

Situation

When authenticating with a GW proxy user in GW Web Access portlet, an error is detected that the login is not current.
To reproduce follow the following steps:
1) Create a personal or shared page and add the GW Web Access portlet.
2) Login as a regular user.
3) When the portlet is running, click on Proxy and choose the proxy user.
4) An error is returned: " The login is not current".
This has been entered as a bug that will be addressed in a future release of Novell Identity Manager User Application.

Resolution

The defect is still open. Found a workaround as described in the below technical document:
https://support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/searchtid.cgi?10090882.htm
Solution: In order to use the proxy option, the cookies must be turned off.
To turn off the cookies:
1) Edit the WEBACC.CFG file.
2) Do a search for the word "cookie".
3) Set the cookie state to false.
4) Restart the WebAccess Agent.

Status

Reported to Engineering