The GroupWise® Connector for Outlook* allows you to access GroupWise while maintaining your current Outlook behaviors. Instead of connecting to a Microsoft* Exchange server, you are connecting to a GroupWise collaboration system.
Because Outlook and GroupWise are two different collaboration systems, some interface changes were necessary. See the GroupWise Connector Help for additional information. To access the help, click> .
GroupWise Connector for Outlook* 3 Support Pack 1 includes features such as the ability to share contact lists and display Internet headers. Additional error messages and stability fixes were also added to the GroupWise Connector for Outlook.
Download the GroupWise client installation file (gw301olc.exe), then follow the instructions to download the file into a temporary directory.
Extract the .exe file into a directory at the root of your local drive or to a network server drive.
The compressed file contains directory paths that could exceed DOS limits.
In Windows, click> > .
Select the setup.exe file in the connector directory on the local or network drive.
Clickto run the GroupWise Connector for Outlook Installation program.
Follow the on-screen instructions provided in the GroupWise Connector for Outlook Installation program to install the software.
An error occurs in Outlook versions older than 2003 SP1 when you add recipients to an appointment, then clickor , then select to send the appointment to new recipients. The error states that a resource is busy or that you lack sufficient permissions. The GroupWise connector for Outlook sets a special property that Outlook 2003 SP1 honors to disable the option to send updates only to new attendees.
If you install a previous version of the GroupWise Sequoia beta client after installing Outlook (even if you have then uninstalled the GroupWise Sequoia beta client), synchronization with a Pocket PC does not work correctly. To resolve the problem, reinstall Outlook.
If you try to Autopick free time on a meeting request that includes a resource among the recipients, an error message displays reading “Outlook is not able to find any free time.” To correct the problem, add the resource as a Required or Optional attendee instead of a Resource.
When shutting down Outlook 2003 after making modifications to the calendar, you might get an error message, “Unable to update public free/busy information.” To resolve the problem, update to Outlook 2003 SP2.
After the first time you access a search folder, new items do not display unless you restart Outlook.
Currently you cannot send a signed or encrypted message with the GroupWise Connector for Outlook.
When you receive a new message with Outlook already open, you do not receive a notification. You do receive notification of new mail when you initially open Outlook.You can create a rule from themenu that can alert you of incoming messages.
If the owner of a task modifies a task field or accepts the task, the task requester does not receive an update to the task that is sent.
Currently, the GroupWise Connector for Outlook is supported in 22 GroupWise languages. If you use Outlook in other languages that are not supported, the parts of the Outlook interface that are specific to the GroupWise Connector for Outlook display in English. The following is a list of the supported languages.
You must have a GroupWise caching password for the GroupWise Connector for Outlook to work properly in caching mode.
When a user selects to receive notification of all successfully recalled messages, the notification is never sent back to the sender of the message.
When trying to view items using complex searches or sorts, the items might not display properly.
When trying to expand a distribution list, some of the contacts in the distribution list might not display if the GroupWise Connector for Outlook is using a third-party address book.
When a message is received from a list server digest, the digest is received as a single message with multiple attachments. Currently all the attachments are named messages; there is no way to differentiate the attachments.
When sending an item from the draft folder, the item’s date is not updated to the date that the item was actually sent on.
Items that are sent to non-standard addresses are moved to the Sent folder, and no error message is received informing the sender that the address is a non-standard address.
When accepting an appointment as tentative, the user is not given the option to omit sending a notification about when the appointment will be accepted.
When a shared calendar is viewed, the user name of the owner of the calendar is not displayed in the calendar heading.
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