10.1 Windows Client

  • GroupWise 2012 Windows client installation directory (64-bit machine)   
  • GroupWise 2012 Windows client installation directory (32-bit machine)
  • GroupWise client program
  • Document Converter Agent (DCA) program
  • GroupWise Notify program
  • GroupWise Address Book program
  • Hit the Road setup program
  • GroupWise E-Mail Importer Utility
  • Web browser support program
  • Mailbox mode switching program
  • Mailbox synchronization program
  • Data dictionary for databases
  • Data dictionary for Remote Address Book
  • DLL programs to support GroupWise Windows client
  • Graphics filters for Oracle viewers
  • Document application integration file
  • GroupWise Windows client Help file
  • GroupWise view files
  • GroupWise view files for Windows
  • View files
  • View initialization files
  • Day planner forms
  • Form description files
  • Print resource files
  • GroupWise Check utility

10.1.1 c:\Program Files\Novell\GroupWise

The GroupWise Windows client installation directory contains all files necessary to run the GroupWise client.

grpwise.exe file

The grpwise.exe file is the GroupWise 2012 client program for use with Windows.

gwdca.exe file

The gwdca.exe file is the Document Converter Agent (DCA), which converts attached documents to HTML for indexing. Most indexing is performed by the DCA associated with the POA, as described in Configuring the Document Converter Agent (DCA) in Post Office Agent in the GroupWise 2012 Administration Guide. However, when the GroupWise client is not in Online mode, it can perform indexing using the local DCA.

notify.exe file

The notify.exe file is the program that alerts you whenever you have incoming items, when your outgoing items are opened, or when you have an upcoming appointment. Notify can alert you in four ways: a sound, a dialog box, a small icon, or by launching an application.

addrbook.exe file

The addrbook.exe file is the program that accesses the GroupWise Address Book. The Address Book contains information for all Novell eDirectory users, GroupWise external users, GroupWise external entities, GroupWise email distribution lists, and so on.

htrsetup.exe file

The htrsetup.exe file is the setup program for Hit the Road, which creates your Remote mailbox. See Remote Mode in Client in the GroupWise 2012 Administration Guide.

gwimpexe.exe file

The gwimpexe.exe file is the GroupWise E-Mail Importer Utility, which enables you to import supported POP3/IMAP4 accounts into GroupWise. See POP3 and IMAP4 Accounts in the GroupWise 2012 Windows Client User Guide.

gwmailto.exe file

The gwmailto.exe file is the program that integrates the GroupWise client with your Web browser. If you select Internet Browser Mail Integration during installation, the GroupWise client becomes the default email program on your workstation. See Installing the GroupWise Clients in the GroupWise 2012 Installation Guide.

gwreload.exe file

The gwreload.exe file is the program that restarts the GroupWise client when you switch between Online, Caching, and Remote modes. See Using Caching Mode and Using Remote Mode in the GroupWise 2012 Windows Client User Guide.

gwsync.exe file

The gwsync.exe file is the program that synchronizes your Online and Caching mailboxes. See Using Caching Mode in the GroupWise 2012 Windows Client User Guide.

ngwguard.dc file

The ngwguard.dc file is the data dictionary for building databases in the post office. In Remote mode, the GroupWise client also uses the ngwguard.dc file as the data dictionary for its local databases.

wprof.dc file

The wprof.dc file is the data dictionary for the remote GroupWise Address Book (wprof.db).

Historical Note: An earlier version of the GroupWise client Remote mode, designed by WordPerfect Corporation (WPCorp), was named WP Office Remote. Hence, the wprof in wprof.dc. Some naming conventions were originally preserved for backward compatibility.

*.dll files

*.dll files are dynamically linked libraries of program code used by executable programs. Language-independent *.dll files are typically located in the same directory with the executable programs they support. Language-specific *.dll files are grouped into subdirectories by language.

*.flt files

*.flt files are graphics filters used by the Oracle viewers incorporated into the GroupWise client. The viewers enable you to view a wide variety of file types from within GroupWise.

gwappint.inf file

The gwappint.inf file controls how document‐producing applications are integrated with the GroupWise Windows client. See Setting Up Integrations Using the gwappint.inf File in Libraries and Documents in the GroupWise 2012 Administration Guide.

gwhelp_xx.chm file

The gwhelp_xx chm file contain the online documentation for all components of GroupWise. The xx is a language code.

ofviews directory

The ofviews directory contains platform-specific subdirectories of view files for use by the GroupWise client.

Historical Note: An earlier version of GroupWise, designed by WordPerfect Corporation (WPCorp), was named WP Office. Hence, the of in ofviews. Some naming conventions were originally preserved for backward compatibility.

win directory

The win subdirectory contains view (*.vew) files for use by the GroupWise client. It also contains initialization (*.ini) files to control display of views.

ppforms directory

The ppforms directory contains day planner forms for printing GroupWise calendars and tasks.

*.bfp files

*.bfp files are form description files that contain binder, filler, and page attributes for forms.

*.prs files

*.prs files are print resource files that indicate which forms are available for which languages. For example, day planners used by English-speaking people in the United States have different forms from day planners used for various languages in Europe.

gwcheck directory

The gwcheck directory contains the GroupWise Check utility that can be made available in the GroupWise client by clicking Tools > Repair Mailbox. For more information, see Repairing Your Mailbox in Maintaining GroupWise in the GroupWise 2012 Windows Client User Guide.