Error: File store not a view description file, using GroupWise 8 client

  • 7000590
  • 25-Feb-2009
  • 27-Apr-2012



Novell GroupWise 8


How to reproduce the issue

1. Login to GroupWise 8 client.
2. Draft a mail and add any attachment to it
3. Send the mail.

It will be returned with an error immediately. Error "File <file name> store not a view description file". The mail will still go but you will get another message "The item has not be sent. Try resending". The message will still be sent.



1. Login to the GroupWise 8 client
2. Go to, Tools  ---> Options ---> Environment ---> General Tab
3. Under "View options" section, uncheck "Open new view after send". Click on Apply and close all windows.

The issue has been reported to Development