17.2 GroupWise Calendar Publishing Host System Requirements

17.2.1 Hardware and Operating System Requirements

  • x86-64 or x86-32 processor

  • Any of the following server operating systems for the Calendar Publishing Host Application:

    • Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) 11 or Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) 2015, plus the latest Support Pack

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 plus the latest Service Pack

      NOTE:On Linux, the X Window System and Open Motif are required by the GUI GroupWise agent server consoles for the Post Office Agent, the Message Transfer Agent, and the Internet Agent.

      By default, the GroupWise Linux agents run as services without user interfaces. Starting and stopping the agents when they are running with a user interface is not supported in the GroupWise Administration console.

    • Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2016, plus the latest Service Pack

  • Adequate server memory as required by the operating system

  • Adequate server disk space:

    • Approximately 525 MB (shared with the WebAccess Application and the Monitor Application when they are installed on the same web server; varies by platform)

    • 50 KB per published calendar

    • 50 KB per user for free/busy searching

17.2.2 Web Server Requirements

The web server that is supported for your operating system:

  • x86-64 or x86-32 processor

  • OES 11 / OES 2015 / SLES 11

    Apache 2.2 plus:

    • Tomcat 7

    • ModProxy Module

    • OES11 / OES 2015 / SLES 11: IBM Java 6 Runtime Environment (JRE) or later

      SLES 12: OpenJDK 7

    A Linux repository should be available when you run the GroupWise Installation Wizard. Apache, Tomcat, the JRE or JDK, and the ModProxy Module are automatically installed from the Linux repository if they are not already present on the Linux server.

    If no Linux repository is available during the GroupWise installation, you are prompted to manually install these required components from the Linux media, and then restart the GroupWise installation.

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2016

    Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) 7 or later plus:

    • Tomcat 6

    • Oracle Java 6 Runtime Environment (JRE) or later

    • Jakarta Connector 1.2

      Tomcat 6.0.24, Oracle JRE 8, and Jakarta Connector 1.2 are automatically installed along with the GroupWise software if they are not already present on the Windows server.

    • ISAPI support

      ISAPI support is no longer installed by default when you install Windows Server 2008 R2 or later and Internet Information Services (IIS). If ISAPI support was not manually selected when IIS was installed, you can add it after the fact. See

17.2.3 Web Browser Requirements

Any of the following web browsers for the GroupWise Calendar Publishing Host user web pages and the Calendar Publishing Host Administration console:

  • Linux: Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome

  • Windows: Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or later; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome; Windows Edge

  • Macintosh: The latest version of Safari for your version of Mac OS; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome