1.2 What You Need to Install

GroupWise includes multiple components that you need to install to realize the full benefits of GroupWise. However, some components might not be necessary, depending on your needs. The following table outlines the components, what they provide, and where to find instructions for installing them.


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Administration, Agents, and Windows Client

Necessary for a basic GroupWise system. These components are required and must be installed before any other components.

Section 3.0, Installing a Basic GroupWise System

Internet Agent

Provides Internet email communication, POP3/IMAP4/SOAP client access, and paging services.

Section 4.0, Installing the GroupWise Internet Agent


Provides access to mailboxes through a desktop Web browser, tablet computer, or mobile device.

Section 5.0, Installing GroupWise WebAccess

Calendar Publishing Host

Provides public access to personal GroupWise calendars and free/busy availability to Internet users.

Section 6.0, Installing the GroupWise Calendar Publishing Host


Provides administrative monitoring of the GroupWise agents.

Section 7.0, Installing GroupWise Monitor

Agents (Message Transfer Agent, Post Office Agent, and Document Viewer Agent)

Necessary for each new domain and post office that you create.

Section 8.0, Installing GroupWise Agents

GroupWise Windows Client

Can be rolled out to all GroupWise Windows users on a convenient schedule.

Section 9.0, Installing the GroupWise Client

In addition to the sections referenced in the above table, this Installation Guide includes the following supplemental sections:

The information in these sections is provided as a reference for installing additional components after you have created your basic GroupWise system.