GroupWise Internet Agent Accepts the message with a bad userid.

  • 3487314
  • 31-Oct-2006
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell GroupWise 7
Novell GroupWise Internet Agent (GWIA)


GWIA Accepts the message with a invalid userid.
Message is sent using the format:
GWIA sends a undeliverable back to the sender after validating that userid is invalid.
If a message is sent using, GWIA rejects the message at the daemon level.


This issue is marked to be fixed in GroupWise 7 Service Pack 2.


Reported to Engineering

Additional Information

Steps to Duplicate:
1) Send a message using
2) Make sure userid is the one that does not exist in the system.
3) GWIA will accept the message and does not reject it.
4) Domain checks the validity of userid and sends the undeliverable back.

If a message is sent using and userid is bad, GWIA
rejects it and does not accept the message.