GroupWise crash while transferring ownership of a shared folders

  • 7018617
  • 14-Feb-2017
  • 07-Jan-2019

Environment

Novell GroupWise 2014 R2 Support Pack 1
Novell GroupWise 2014 R2 Support Pack 1 Hot Patch 1
Novell GroupWise 2014 R2 Support Pack 1 Hot Patch 2

Situation

Customer has a problem when he shares a folder to a user and later will transfer the ownership of this folder to a user which does not exist in GroupWise, Groupwise crashes/freezes.

This has been tested in Win 7 and Win 10 environment.

Steps to duplicate:
1. right click to a private folder
2. share that folder to any user
3. confirm the share with "ok"
4. open the same folder again and click to transfer the ownership
5. enter a user which does not exist in GroupWise
6. click "send"
7. now there is the crash/freeze

Resolution

This has been fixed in GroupWise 18 Support Pack 1 which is currently available on the download.novell.com web page

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