4.3 Registering for Automatic Updates Later

If you choose not to configure the Mobility server to receive automatic updates when you update to GroupWise Mobility Service 2.1, you can perform the configuration at your convenience at a later time, perhaps when the next update becomes available.

4.3.1 Obtaining the GroupWise Mobility Service Activation Code

  1. Log in to the Novell Customer Center.

  2. In the Organization drop-down list (next to your name in the upper-right corner), select your organization that is entitled to GroupWise Mobility Service.

  3. Click Software.

  4. In the Novell GroupWise section, locate Novell GroupWise Mobility Service 2.1, click Keys to view the activation code and save it for future reference.

4.3.2 Registering to Receive the Update

  1. In a terminal window on the Mobility server, enter the following command:

    suse_register -a regcode-mobility=registration_code 
                           -a email=email_address -L /root/.suse_register.log

    Replace registration_code with the GroupWise Mobility Service activation code that you obtained from the Novell Customer Center in Obtaining the GroupWise Mobility Service Activation Code.

    Replace email_address with the email address that you used to log in to the Novell Customer Center.

    Notifications about future GroupWise Mobile Server updates will be sent to this email address. You can then choose when to install each update.

  2. Enter the following command to verify that the Novell Update channel for the Mobility Service has been added on your Mobility server:

    zypper ca

    This command lists all product-specific channels where you are registered to receive updates. The following Mobility Service update channel should be listed:




4.3.3 Installing the Update

When you are notified that the next update is available:

  1. Enter the following command:

    zypper up -r nu_novell_com:Mobility-2.1-Updates
  2. Enter yes to start the update process.