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dbcopy fails when using an NCPFS mount from SLES11 to NetWare 6.5

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Environment

Novell GroupWise 8
Novell GroupWise 2012
Novell NetWare 6.5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

Situation

Using the GroupWise dbcopy utility via a NCPFS mount between a SLES11 server and a NetWare 6.5 server fails after several minutes.  Restarting the dbcopy job will also fail.  The failure isn't always in the same spot or on the same file.

Resolution

NCPFS is no longer maintained and when doing a file copy between a SLES server and a NetWare server, the Novell Client for Linux should be used.

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7010644
  • Creation Date:17-AUG-12
  • Modified Date:17-AUG-12
    • NovellGroupWise
      NetWare
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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