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Changing the FROM field does not work on Reply or Forward Mail

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Novell GroupWise 7
Novell GroupWise 8


This issue is seen when the From field is changed while Replying or Forwarding
On new mails it works fine


Reported to Engineering


Reported to Engineering

Additional Information

Steps to Duplicate
  1. Launch GroupWise 8 or 703HP Client.
  2. Login as admin.
  3. Click New Mail.
  4. Send a mail to admin (the same user as we are logged in as) with the Subject "One".
  5. Now open the mail with Subject "One" and click Reply.
  6. Change the From Field to "USER1 LAST1".
  7. Type something in the body and click Send.
  8. Now see the newly received mail and the From field just shows admin instead of "USER1 LAST1 (admin)".
  9. The same issues exists while forwarding the message.


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  • Document ID:7001523
  • Creation Date:06-OCT-08
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • NovellGroupWise

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