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Global GroupWise Distribution List Synchronization
Creates and Synchronizes Global GroupWise Distribution Lists.
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Posted: 2 May 2003
Created: 31 Mar 2003
File Size: 1MB
License: Free
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Publisher: Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
E-mail: turkom@odjfs.state.oh.us
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Creates and Synchronizes Global GroupWise Distribution Lists based on the following naming standard:

For all except the root it is the container name minus the root part suffixed with "_GWDL". All periods are replaced with a '_'.
for the root it is the name of the root suffixed with "_GWDL"


If the Run Option is Auto Create DLs

  • Select the Primary Domain Database
  • Select the NDS Tree
  • Select the starting Container
  • Specify the run mode and option
  • Click the Start Button to start the process. Start Button toggles to the Stop button.
  • Click the Stop button to Stop the process

Once started, GWDL

  • Reads NDS and obtains a list of containers for the specified Tree and Starting Context.
  • Creates a GWDL for each container and sub-container that has one of the following:
    • users with GroupWise accounts
    • the container has sub-containers
  • If the Run Option is "Synchronize DLs":
    • Finds the GroupWise Distribution Lists, starting at the specified container. If the GroupWise Distribution Lists belong to a container that has sub-containers then it will add the sub-containers Distribution list if one was created.
    • Identifies any new users added to the container with a GroupWise account and add him/her to the GroupWise Distribution List. If users were either moved from or deleted from a container and was a member of the containers GroupWise distribution, he/she will be removed from the Distribution List.