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Admin-Defined Fields not available in the address book of the Groupwise client

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Novell GroupWise 8
Novell GroupWise 8 Hot Patch 1
Novell GroupWise 8 Hot Patch 2


Admin-Defined Fields added from ConsoleOne, not available as an available field in the Address Book of the Groupwise client
Admin-Defined Fields are available as an available field, if address book is accessed from a new mail Address Book


Reported to Engineering

Additional Information

Steps to duplicate:

  1. Install either Groupwise 8 , Groupwise 8 HP1 or Groupwise 8 HP2 on the agent as well as the client side.
  2. Launch ConsoleOne / Click on Groupwise System Operations / Admin-Defined Fields / Select an unused field / Edit / Select an attribute / Click on Ok and save.
  3. Go to the properties of the domain / Groupwise / Address Book / Add the selected attribute from the Available Fields to the Address Book Fields.
  4. Save and rebuild the domain database.
  5. Login to Groupwise client / Open Address Book/ Add more columns.
  6. The added Admin-Defined Field is not available in the list.
  7. Now compose a new email / Go to Address Book / Add more columns
  8. The selected attribute is available in the list.


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  • Document ID:7004266
  • Creation Date:20-AUG-09
  • Modified Date:26-APR-12
    • NovellGroupWise

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