Unable to log into CalHost Admin web interface

  • 7004622
  • 07-Oct-2009
  • 27-Apr-2012


Novell GroupWise 8


Unable to log into CalHost Admin web interface for Calendar Publishing administration


  1. Launch ConsoleOne.
  2. In NDS, create a Group named "calpub_admin".
  3. Under the membership tab of the Group add the "admin" user.
  4. Edit  SYS:Novell\Calhost\calhost.cfg file on a Netware Server and /var/opt/novell/groupwise/calhost.cfg on a Linux Server , to modify the following lines:
    "Admin.Ldap.context=cn={0}" , to add the context of the user going to log in the Web administration Console. 
    "Admin.Attr.value=cn=groupname,ou=SubContainer(if any),o=Top Container. (That is the Fully Distinguished Name  of the "calpub_admin" Group)
  5. Shut down Apache by typing ap2webdn on NetWare and rcapache2 stop on Linux.
  6. Shut down Tomcat by typing java -exit on NetWare and rctomcat5 stop on Linux and rcnovell-tomcat5 stop on OES 2 Linux.
  7. Start Apache by typing ap2webup on NetWare and rcapache2 start on Linux.
  8. Start Tomcat by typing tomcat4 or tomcat5 on NetWare and rctomcat5 start on Linux or rcnovell-tomcat5 start on OES 2 Linux.
  9. Login to the Web Calendar Publishing Administration Console.
Additional Steps To Be Performed For Netware & Windows
  1. For NetWare copy file rootcert.der to SYS:\Novell\Groupwise\calhost folder. For Windows, copy rootcert.der file to the folder which contains calhost.cfg file.
  2. Edit calhost.cfg file and under "Admin.Ldap.ip=IP_Address:636" . Save the file.
  3. Restart tomcat.