How To Create A Post Office Profile (GroupWise on NetWare)

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  • 08-Jun-2011
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Reload (all versions)


How do I create a Post office profile when my GroupWise system is on NetWare?


The profile will need to be created in the Reload Console Administration.

From a terminal Window or putty session you can launch the Reload Console Administration by typing "reload" at the prompt.

1) Select "Create - Create New Profiles".


2) Select "Post Office - Create a New GroupWise Post Office Profile".


3) Enter the name of the profile, the domain name is recommended.


4) Enter a profile description. If entered the description will be displayed on the web page. (Optional)


5) Enter the location for the backups on the Reload server. This will be the parent directory for the backups, the install will create a directory using the profile name off of the directory you specify.


6) Confirm the path.


7) Select the Server Platform of the server housing the GroupWise domain.


8) Select the NetWare Server Type: Standard (not Clustered) or Clustered.


9) Enter the UNC path to the GroupWise domain database.


10) Select how Reload should connect: TCP/IP or Host Name.


11) Enter IP address of NetWare GroupWise server.


12) Enter the Novell eDirectory user with [RWMF] (this is the minimum rights).


13) Enter the Novell eDirectory Password.

14) Verify the summary and then select 'OK' to test the profile which will also enables the profile.

Additional Information

This article was originally published in the GWAVA knowledgebase as article ID 1984.