Archiving mails to a network drive, which is out of disk space, doesn't return "error 8204 , disk full

  • 7000377
  • 15-May-2008
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell GroupWise 7
Novell GroupWise 7 .0.2
Novell GroupWise 7 .0.3

Situation

Archive items to a network drive that is out out of disk space errors
ERROR: 8204 Disk Full.
Attempt to archive the same message a second time to the same location does not error.
The message disppear for few seconds and then reappears in the online mailbox.

Resolution

Reported to engineering

Additional Information

Steps to duplicate:--

1) Set the archive folder path to a shared network drive from groupwise client
of the user.
2) Make sure there is little or no space left in the shared network drive.
3) Try to archive mails , and the size of the archived mails should be more
than the space left in the shared network drive.
4) It will report error "8204 , disk full".
5) Now try to archive the same mails again , this time it does not error, 
but the message disppears for few seconds and then reappears in the online mailbox.

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