Add external users to Distribution list

  • 7006416
  • 08-Jul-2010
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell GroupWise 7.0.3


Creating external users to route email to a different domain with that domain listed in the Internet Addressing does not work. Non-GroupWise domain needs to be created for this situation.


Follow the following steps:
  1. Launch the ConsoleOne.
  2. Highlight GroupWise System.
  3. Then create new Non-GroupWise Domain Right, Click on GroupWise System | New | Non-GroupWise Domain, when prompted enter Domain name ('gmail-ext') and Link to Domain the where the Gwia is located.
  4. Open the properties of Non-GroupWise Domain (i.e.'gmail-ext') and go to internet addressing Set Override Preferred Addressing format as UserID@Internet domain name.
  5. Set Override on Allowed Address Format and select only UserID@Internet Domain name.
  6. Set Override on Internet domain name and type external internet domain(i.e.
  7. Then create to new Highlight Non-GroupWise Domain(gmail-ext), right click  | New | External Post Office, give name as 'gmail-post'.
  8. Now Create New External User under  'gmail-post'. Give user name as 'gmailuser'.
  9. Open the Properties the 'gmailuser' and  in Identification tab, enter his Given Name and Last Name.
  10. Then go to Account tab and enter Account Id as gmailuser.
  11. Then got to Distribution list tab and add this user to desired Distribution list.