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Starting the Linux Agents with a User Interface

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Environment

Novell GroupWise 7
Novell GroupWise 8
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
Novell Open Enterprise Server (Linux based)

Situation

Starting GroupWise Agents, GWIA & WebAccess in show / user interface mode to troubleshoot
Where are the GroupWise Agents, GWIA & WebAccess log files stored

Resolution

To start the GroupWise Agents in user interface or show mode, follow the steps listed below
  1. In a VNC screen or server's GUI screen, switch to root by typing sux and the root password.
    The sux command enables the X Window System, which is require for running the GUI GroupWise agent server console
  2. Switch to the GroupWise Agent's bin directory by typing the following
    cd /opt/novell/groupwise/agents/bin
    • To start MTA, please type the following
      ./gwmta --show @../share/domain.mta &
      Example
      ./gwmta --show @../share/provo.mta &
      Log file path for MTA
      /var/log/novell/groupwise/xxx.mta (where xxx is the name of the Domain)
    • To start POA, please type the following
      ./gwpoa --show @../share/post_office.poa &
      Example
      ./gwpoa --show @../share/research.poa &
      Log file path for POA
      /var/log/novell/groupwise/yyy.poa (where yyy is the name of the Post Office)
    • To start GWIA, please type the following
      ./gwia --show @../share/gwia.cfg &
      Example
      ./gwia --show @../share/gwia.cfg &
      Log file path for GWIA
      /var/log/novell/groupwise/xxx.gwia (where xxx is the name of the Domain to which GWIA belongs)
    • To start WebAccess, please type the following
      ./gwinter --show @../share/webac70a.waa &
      Example
      ./gwinter --show @../share/webac70a.waa &
      Log file path for WebAccess
      /var/log/novell/groupwise/xxx.webac70a (where xxx is the name of the Domain to which WebAccess belongs)

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  • Document ID:7002484
  • Creation Date:28-JAN-09
  • Modified Date:30-APR-12
    • NovellGroupWise
      Open Enterprise Server
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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