GroupWise installation crashes on Linux while creating or updating a GroupWise system

  • 7006361
  • 28-Jun-2010
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell GroupWise 8
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux
GroupWise install Directory on a USB device


GroupWise installation crashes while performing an "Create or update a GroupWise system"
GroupWise installation crashes during the creation of SDD while creating or updating a GroupWise System


This may happen if there is a communication issue from where the Software is being installed.

Workaround Steps:
  1. Type "./install " from the GroupWise install directory and press Enter.
  2. Click Install Products .
  3. Click GroupWise Administration .
  4. Click Configure Administration and follow the prompts to create a Software Distribution Directory.

    If the above also fails, try copying the GroupWise install Directory locally on the server and then run the installation


Reported to Engineering