3.1 Basic System Overview

A basic GroupWise system consists of a single domain (the primary domain) with one post office, a document library, and one or more users, as shown below.

Basic GroupWise System

Each GroupWise user has a mailbox in the post office. Users run the GroupWise client (Windows, Mac, or Linux) on a personal workstation or use GroupWise WebAccess in a Web browser (wherever an Internet connection is available) in order to access their mailboxes and to send and receive mail.

Three agents are installed in a basic GroupWise system:

After you finish setting up your basic GroupWise system, you can review Section 3.5, What’s Next to learn how you can expand your GroupWise system.