GroupWise 7.x GWIA sends some messages in the format

  • 7001972
  • 10-Mar-2009
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell GroupWise 8
Novell GroupWise 7
Novell GroupWise Internet Agent (GWIA) 7


A mixed GroupWise 7 and 8 system can send internet email out with GroupWise users in UPD@domain .com format if the GWIA is 7x..   
Steps to duplicate:
A GroupWise system with a 8x post office and at least one 7x post office.
A  7x domain and a 7x GWIA.
A GroupWise 8x  user logs into an 8x client and sends an email to a internet user and adds a GroupWise 7x recipient to the CC: or To: line.  The email is routed to the internet by the 7x GWIA  The internet recipient will see the 7x user in UPD format as


This issue has been fixed in patch GW703HP3 or higher.  There is not a problem in GroupWise 8.

Additional Information

It is common for a mixed GroupWise 7 and 8 environment to leave the GWIA 7x until every 7x post office has been upgraded.  The GWIA acts as a client in the case of IMAP and POP.  A 8x client cannot access a 7x post office.