How to disable the downloading and/or viewing of attachments in GroupWise Webaccess

  • 7024612
  • 08-May-2020
  • 08-May-2020

Environment

GroupWise 2014 R2
GroupWise 18

Situation

Need to disable to downloading and/or viewing of attachments in GroupWise Webaccess

Resolution

To do this:
  • Go to /var/opt/novell/groupwise/webaccess on Linux and C:\Novell\GroupWise\WebAccess on Windows Server
  • Open webacc.cfg with a text editor
  • Find the "Attachment access control" section.
  • Change the User,Access.View and/or User.Access.SaveAs from true to false
  • Save the file and exit
  • Restart tomcat. 
Note: For GroupWise Webaccess 14 R2 the restart command for tomcat is: 
OES rcnovell-tomcat6 restart
SLES rctomcat6 restart
  For GroupWise Webaccess 18 the restart command for tomcat is:
systemctl restart grpwise-tomcat.service
rcgrpwise-tomcat restart

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