Novell Teaming 1.0 Web Services Guide

This guide provides reference information for programmers who want to access the Novell® product called Novell Teaming from another program (as opposed to the user interface presented in a web browser). To accomplish this task, programmers use the Novell Teaming Web services.

This guide includes these topics:


This guide is intended for programmers.

Software and Documentation Version

This guide describes features in Novell Teaming Version 1.0.3. This is Revision 1.0.1 of this manual.


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Documentation Updates

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Additional Documentation

You can find more information in the Novell Teaming documentation, which is accessible from links within the Novell Teaming software:


This guide uses the conventions described in the following paragraphs and table.

A greater-than symbol (>) is used to separate actions within a step and items in a cross-reference path.

A trademark symbol (®, ™, etc.) denotes a Novell trademark. An asterisk (*) denotes a third-party trademark.

When a single pathname can be written with a backslash for some platforms or a forward slash for other platforms, the pathname is presented with a backslash. Users of platforms that require a forward slash, such as Linux* or UNIX*, should use forward slashes as required by your software.

What you see

What it means

Click the Add a team workspace button.

Click the Getting Started link.

Items that you can click on the page, labeled user interface items, variable or replaceable text (including programming variables and syntax parameters) are presented in italic font.

Blog summary - Provides a....

Note: Remember that....

Many types of headers and defined terms in a list are presented in bold font.

Type status, then press Enter.

Open the ManagerGuide.pdf file.

Use the open_db routine with its lock parameter.

Filenames, text that you must type, commands, command options, routines, Web service messages, and parameters are presented in Courier font when occurring in a body of text.


Optional syntax parameters are enclosed in brackets ([ ]).

..., paramSyntax1 | paramSyntax2,...

Required parameters accepting two or more optional syntax items are separated by the vertical-line character.


The versions of Novell Teaming that supports the Web services operation (“all versions between Version 1.0 and Version 1.0.3”).