"COM error VerifyConnection error" adding a GroupWise 8 Post Office on NetWare

  • 7002087
  • 04-Dec-2008
  • 10-Dec-2013


Novell GroupWise 8
Novell NetWare 6.5
GMS 2.x


Cannot add a GroupWise 8 Post Office as an authentication source in GMS 2.04.
Cannot specify an GroupWise 8 Post Office as a Email Accelerator.
ERROR: "COM error VerifyConnection error" .


This issue is resolved with GMS 3.0 for both Windows and Linux

Additional Information

Steps to duplicate:

From the GMS Admin Console.  Select propeties of the Mobile Console, select the Authentication tab.  Add a GroupWise source.

Enter the following:
IP or DNS and port of the Post Office
Hit Enter
specify a GroupWise user and password
Hit Okay