[ngw] Sending GroupWise emails with hundreds of recipients

Greg DeLuca gdeluca at cwu.EDU
Thu Sep 6 17:40:31 UTC 2012

We have been using Formativ quick-send for mass mailings.  It works great.  It sends a saved message to each recipient listed in a text file. 


>>> On 9/6/2012 at 12:53 AM, in message <5048565D.2040108 at mbc.qld.edu.au>, Michael Mollard <mollardm at mbc.qld.edu.au> wrote:

Yep, that's an option, but it will mean more work for the end user.  I'm
trying to avoid the 'we wouldn't have this problem with
Outlook/Exchange' (whether we would or not).

Michael Mollard
Network Administrator
Moreton Bay College

On 6/09/2012 5:39 PM, Gert wrote:
> Put them in groups of say 300.
> Gert
> On Thursday, September 6, 2012, Michael Mollard wrote:
>> Hi all.
>> We are running GW2012 client, with GW2012 backend (on OES2SP3), all
>> running on Win7sp1_64, 4GB Ram.
>> Every week, someone in our Admin area needs to email 700+ external
>> recipients (parents).  They paste the addresses into BCC and send.  Often
>> GW comes back with 'not responding' at the GW client.  I understand that it
>> takes so long, Win7 might think it has timed out.  But, what do you do in
>> your environment?  Is there a better way to do this?
>> Looking for any advice.
>> Thanks.
>> Michael Mollard
>> Network Administrator
>> Ph: (Direct) 07 3907 5712 / (Mob) 0417 631 801 Fax: 07 3390 8919
>> mollardm at mbc.qld.edu.au <javascript:;>
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