The GroupWise Mac client is not included with GroupWise 8 Support Pack 3, but is available in earlier versions of GroupWise 8. The GroupWise 8 Support Pack 2 Mac client can continue to be used with a GroupWise system that has been updated to GroupWise 8 Support Pack 3 or to GroupWise 2012.
x86-32 processor or x86-64 processor; PowerPC
On a 64-bit processor, GroupWise still runs as a 32-bit application.
Any of the following desktop operating systems:
Mac OS 10.6.8 and later (Snow Leopard), Mac OS 10.7 (Lion), Mac OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or later, for use with the GroupWise 8.0.2 HP3 or HP4 Mac client that is available on the Novell Downloads site
Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger), Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard), Mac OS 10.6.7 and earlier (Snow Leopard), for the GroupWise 8.0.2 HP2 Mac client that is available on the Novell Downloads site
Mac OS X for Intel
Mac OS X for PowerPC for the GroupWise 8.0.2 HP2 Mac client that is available on the Novell Downloads site
The GroupWise 8.0.2 HP3 Mac client is not supported on Mac OS X for PowerPC.
Apple Java Virtual Machine (JVM) 1.5 or later
75 MB of free disk space to install the GroupWise Mac client
Insert the GroupWise 8 DVD into the DVD drive to start the GroupWise Installation program, double-click the CDROM icon that appears on your desktop, double-click the mac folder, then double-click the GroupWise .dmg file to create the GroupWise package.
Double-click the downloaded GroupWise .dmg file to create the GroupWise package.
Drag the GroupWise package to the Applications folder to install the software on your Mac.
Drag the GroupWise package from the Applications folder to the Mac dock to create a GroupWise icon for convenient access.
Click the GroupWise Mac client icon on the dock to start the Mac client.
At startup, the GroupWise Mac client needs to know the location (IP address/hostname and port number) of the user’s post office. There are three ways that the client can get this information:
If the user is logged into eDirectory, the GroupWise client can read eDirectory for the post office’s location.
If the user is not logged into eDirectory, the GroupWise client can use a GroupWise name server to get the user’s post office location.
A GroupWise name server is a DNS hostname entry that defines the IP address of the post office’s POA. During startup, the GroupWise client automatically looks for the GroupWise name server in DNS. For information about creating a GroupWise name server, see GroupWise 8 Administration Guide.
The user can provide the post office location when prompted.
To start the GroupWise Mac client for the first time:
Click the GroupWise icon on the Mac dock.
Enter the password and post office address information, then click.