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No additional adjustments are necessary for the installation of the Novell GroupWise-Connector.
Fabasoft Mindbreeze Enterprise uses the Trusted Application Mechanism to authenticate at a Novell GroupWise Server. Therefore a key is generated, which is used by Fabasoft Mindbreeze Enterprise to grant access to the user’s mailboxes.
The setup installs a command line application mesgwtrustedapp.exe in the directory Tools, that is registered at Novell GroupWise as Trusted Application. Therefore the domain directory has to be available and the logged-in user needs administrator permissions. If the tool is executed on a computer where Fabasoft Mindbreeze Enterprise is not installed, the GWTApp.dll must additionally be copied to the same directory as the mesgwtrustedapp.exe.
mesgwtrustedapp.exe create --domainpath=C:\grpwise\domain
Add “create” and specify the GroupWise domain directory in the domainpath parameter to generate a key. The default name of the trusted application is „Fabasoft Mindbreeze Enterprise“. Start mesgwtrustedapp without parameters to get a list of all available parameters.
The generated key will be needed later for the Novell GroupWise data source configuration.
At the installation select the “Advanced” option of the welcome screen.
Click on the tab “Indices” and then on the symbol “Add new index“ to create a new index.
Set the index path, e.g. „C:\Index“. If necessary, adjust the Display Name of the Index Service and the related Filter Service.
Add a new Novell GroupWise Data source with the symbol “Add new Novell GroupWise source” down right.
Insert the hostname or the IP address of the server at “Novell GroupWise Server” and copy the previously generated key to the “Trusted Application Key” field, avoiding leading and trailing spaces. Activate “SSL Connection (HTTPS)” if your GroupWise server is accessible via SSL.
Click the „Advanced Settings“ checkbox on the top right corner for additional settings:
“Novell GroupWise SOAP Port” (default port is 7191)
“Trusted Application Name” (f. ex. user defined when generating the trusted application key)
“Mailbox Selection Pattern” (select crawled mailboxes by regular expression)
“Number of Parallel Requests” (number of crawler threads)
“Cursor Fetch Size”
“Number Of Connections To Index”
“Crawler Status Partitions”
Use the last four settings above for crawler performance tuning. Additionally you can configure the Crawling “Interval“ or a time table here.
Save settings by clicking the button “Save” on the top-right corner to start indexing. Searching is possible when the indexing run is finished.
For user query authentication, we recommend to configure SAML with client-side certificates. For details, see the manual "Configuration for SAML".
Install the Groupwise Client Connector in order to be able to open search hits in the Novell GroupWise Client:
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