7014574: How to install GWIA on a Linux Server with its own Domain

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Environment

Products:
Novell GroupWise 8
Novell GroupWise 2012
Novell Open Enterprise Server 11 (OES 11) Linux
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
Configuration:
Primary Domain on an other Linux Server

Situation

How to install GWIA on a Linux Server with its own Domain
How to install GroupWise Internet Agent on a Linux Server with its own Domain

Resolution

  1. Download and extract the latest Support Pack on the server that will hold the GWIA from

    https://download.novell.com/patch/finder
  2. Extract the Software and browse to extractedSupportPack/consoleone/Linux and type ./c1-install to install ConsoleOne
  3. Execute extractedSupportPack/install and click Install Products | GroupWise Administration | Install Administration. This will install ConsoleOne GroupWise snap-ins
  4. Create a temporary directory /domain
  5. Now, mount the primary domain using NCP (if the Primary Domain is on a server with NSS Volume) or using NFS or SMB (If on a server on ext3 volume) to /domain
  6. Launch ConsoleOne and login to the tree and connect to mounted /domain
  7. Right Click on the GroupWise System and click New | Domain and proceed with creating a secondary domain on the local server
  8. Execute extractedSupportPack/install and click Install Products | GroupWise Agents | Install Agents. This will install the RPM for MTA and POA
  9. Click Configure Agents and proceed with adding the newly created Domain
  10. Once this is complete, click GroupWise Internet Agent | Install Internet Agent. This will install the RPM for GWIA
  11. Click Configure Internet Agent and proceed with the configuration
  12. Type rcgrpwise status to check the status of MTA and GWIA
  13. Type rcgrpwise start to start the MTA and GWIA

Disclaimer

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