Evolution ask for password during contacts search

  • 3457806
  • 30-Oct-2007
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell Evolution 2.0


If you trying to access GroupWise address books, Evolution asks for authentication. All authentication will fail.


  1. Close the evolution client.
  2. Open a console as normal user and type "evolution --force-shutdown".
  3. Start evolution client again and try to access your GroupWise address books.

Additional Information

The issue might be related due an improper shutdown of evolution-data-server.
This error occurs randomly.