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GroupWise Agents go defunct while shutting down

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Novell GroupWise 8
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux

GroupWise Directories on NSS Volume


GroupWise Agents go defunct while shutting down
GroupWise Agents do not shut down properly
GroupWise Agents status shows dead after it is shutdown using a "rcgrpwise stop" command or a "kill" command
"rcgrpwise status" shows dead after doing a "rcgrpwise stop"
"ps -aux | grep gwmta" or "ps -aux | grep gwpoa" or "ps -aux | grep gwia" shows defunct


This was an issue with GroupWise 8 without any Support Pack. Please download and apply the latest Support Pack for GroupWise 
Please follow the steps in the following link to apply GroupWise Support Pack 0 64168637 0 64168637


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  • Document ID:7003572
  • Creation Date:17-JUN-09
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • NovellGroupWise
      Open Enterprise Server

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