ERROR: "Failed to create mount point directory on linux server" while migrating GroupWise from NetWare to Linux

  • 7006746
  • 29-Aug-2010
  • 27-Apr-2012


Novell GroupWise 8
Novell NetWare 5.x / 6.x
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11


Error 'Failed to create mount point directory' while migrating GroupWise from NetWare 5.x server to SuSE Linux Enterprise Server using GroupWise Migration utility.


IPX enabled on NetWare server causes this error while migration. To disable IPX on NetWar follow the below mentioned steps:
  1. Launch inetcfg on NetWare server console.
  2. Select Protocols.
  3. Select IPX.
  4. Disable IPX protocol.
  5. Reboot NetWare server.