How to install GroupWise WebAccess 2012 or 2014 on Windows Server

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  • 25-Jun-2014
  • 25-Jun-2014

Environment

Novell GroupWise 2014
Novell GroupWise 2012
Novell GroupWise 8
Microsoft Windows Server

Situation

How to install GroupWise WebAccess on Windows Server

Resolution

  1. (conditional) Install the Microsoft Web Server role from Server Manager:
    • To install the Web Server (IIS) role, in the list of tasks, click Add roles and then click Web Server (IIS).
      For more information about installing IIS, see Installation.
      • Add the ISAPI Extensions and ISAPI Filters
        Note: This is necessary to support the redirection from Apache to Tomcat.

  2. Verify the IIS Web Server Role was installed and is working correctly:
    • Open Services to verify there is a WorldWideWeb Publishing Service that is Started and set to Automatic
    • From a browser, visit http://127.0.0.1 and verify the IIS Welcome Page is displayed.

  3. Stop the WorldWideWeb Publishing Service during the GroupWise WebAccess install.

  4. Verify the Post Office Agents have SOAP enabled and the port is open or available from the WebAccess server to the POA(s).
  5. Install GroupWise WebAccess:
  6. Verify the Install worked by visiting http://127.0.0.1/gw/webacc from a browser on the server itself.

Additional Information

TID 7013124 - How to setup WebAccess URL redirection with IIS (mydomain.com --> mydomain.com/gw/webacc)
Article 299875 - How to implement SSL in IIS (Microsoft)

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