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About Gregg Hinchman

Gregg has been designing and implementing Novell business solutions for over 20 years. He is an expert in GroupWise. In the last several years, virtualizing GroupWise on VMWare has become a specialty. He currently is certified as a VMWare VCP5. His demonstrated expertise shines in the authored articles, and books he has written on GroupWise. Gregg has presented on various topics at Novell's Brainshare and other conferences. Gregg has been successfully running his own consulting organization for over 14 years.

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Consultants Corner: Quick Tip: Linux Commands for GroupWise Administrators

Gregg Hinchman

July 21, 2014 3:07 pm

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This quick tip will provide you the GroupWise administrator with a few of what I find to be the most often used Linux commands. This list is by no means complete nor comprehensive. It’s just the ones I have found myself using daily. I hope it provides you with some assistance as you move toward …

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Consultants Corner: Quick Tip: GroupWise Mobility Service Installation Notes

Gregg Hinchman

July 15, 2014 2:37 pm

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Ever have one of those days where you just cannot seem to get done what you need to get done? And when you do get back to what you were doing, you lost your place? As a consultant, I have spent years building lists. Lists of tasks, lists of requirements, and lists of processes. This …

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Consultants Corner: Quick Tip: Tuning Tips for SLES11 on VMWare running GroupWise

Gregg Hinchman

June 17, 2014 5:01 pm

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Many times I am asked for tuning tips/tricks for running GroupWise on SLES11 in a VMWare environment. But as I think about the wording, really there is little tuning I do for GroupWise on any Operating System. More likely, I will tune the operating system for VMWare. Mind you it seems every linux jock has …

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Consultants Corner: Preparation for upgrade to GroupWise 2014

Gregg Hinchman

June 13, 2014 1:28 pm

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“Butterflies and Zebras, And Moonbeams and fairy tales” … I was on a recent project upgrading the GroupWise system to GroupWise 2014. As part of the upgrade, GroupWise 2014 wants an LDAP directory and/or server if you are connected to eDirectory. And as many of you may recall, in order to do proper MTA Synchronization …

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Consultants Corner: Quick Tip: How to Install WebAccess 2014 on Windows 2012 IIS (or Windows 2008)

Gregg Hinchman

June 9, 2014 11:10 am

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Recently I had the pleasure of installing GroupWise 2014 on Windows 2012 server. Generally, 75% of my installs/upgrades are to Linux and I get very little time to play with new Windows operating systems. And Windows 2012 is definitely a different look and feel. In the process of installing the GroupWise 2014 WebAccess portion, I …

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Consultant’s Corner: Upgrade GroupWise 2012 Post Office to GroupWise 2014

Gregg Hinchman

June 5, 2014 11:59 am

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“I’ve heard it called by different names. All over the world, but it’s all the same.” We interrupt your summer cruisin’ with this flash. GroupWise 2014 is simple to upgrade and the ‘dot oh’ release is proving very stable indeed!! TIP: Did you know that you can upgrade just the Primary domain of your GroupWise …

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Consultant’s Corner: GroupWise 2014 GroupWise Administration Utility (gwadminutil)

Gregg Hinchman

April 16, 2014 12:43 pm

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“Don’t crack up, bend your brain, see both sides. Throw off your mental chains.” Folks we have a new command line utility for GroupWise! For those that love command line, you will love this one. For those that wonder ‘What happened to all the GUI we used to have?’ Sorry, I can sympathize. But just …

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Consultant’s Corner: GroupWise 2014 Administration Console – Part 2

Gregg Hinchman

April 1, 2014 11:24 am

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“The window is open, so’s that door…wow am I so ready for this change”. I think we all are ready for a weather change for sure and most importantly a GroupWise change. Enter GroupWise 2014 and more specifically, the GroupWise Administration Console (GAC). As you may recall from the first article on the GroupWise Administration …

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Consultant’s Corner: GroupWise 2014 Administration Console – Part 1

Gregg Hinchman

March 18, 2014 11:22 am

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“Can’t hold it back anymore! Let the storm rage on…the cold never bothered me anyway.” Absolutely, true this winter. Historic cold and snow records are falling all across the country, so I look at it as living in historic times. The same can be said for GroupWise 2014. We are experiencing a historic moment for …

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Consultant’s Corner: GroupWise 2014 Overview

Gregg Hinchman

March 3, 2014 9:24 am

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“….I never see you anymore….I think some company is overdue….” It’s been quite a long time since I put fingers to key’s and did any writing about GroupWise. Over the past five years I have kept the faith for GroupWise while raising up a couple children. There is a lot of learning that takes place …

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