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"COM error VerifyConnection error" adding a GroupWise 8 Post Office on NetWare

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Novell GroupWise 8
Novell NetWare 6.5
GMS 2.x


Cannot add a GroupWise 8 Post Office as an authentication source in GMS 2.04.
Cannot specify an GroupWise 8 Post Office as a Email Accelerator.
ERROR: "COM error VerifyConnection error" .


This issue is resolved with GMS 3.0 for both Windows and Linux

Additional Information

Steps to duplicate:

From the GMS Admin Console.  Select propeties of the Mobile Console, select the Authentication tab.  Add a GroupWise source.

Enter the following:
IP or DNS and port of the Post Office
Hit Enter
specify a GroupWise user and password
Hit Okay


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  • Document ID:7002087
  • Creation Date:04-DEC-08
  • Modified Date:10-DEC-13
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