[ngw] GW2012 and Windows 8

Joseph Marton jmmarton at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 12:13:31 UTC 2014


Hmm... sounds like a Windows 8 issue.  Maybe MS requires SSL in order to
add the account?

Joe


On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 3:37 AM, Thys de Beer <thys at nwpg.gov.za> wrote:

> HI Joe,
>
> If ity let me pass the setup screen, but i get "blocked there" .. cant
> pass thru....
>
>
>
>
>
> >>> Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> 2014-02-21 04:37 PM >>>
> Even if you can't turn it off when you first connect perhaps you can go
> back into the properties to disable SSL?  I'm not really sure what options
> are there as it's been a while since I last setup an account in Windows
> Mail.
>
> Here's a screenshot of the setting I'm seeing.
>
>
> https://filr.marton.org:8443/ssf/s/readFile/folderEntry/72686/402881a94447d66d014454e042860084/1392993346000/lastView/Windows%20Mail%20screenshot.jpg
>
> Joe
>
>
> On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 8:02 AM, Thys de Beer <thys at nwpg.gov.za> wrote:
>
> > HI Joe,
> >
> >
> > BUt the problem, when i try to fisrt connect their is no place i can turn
> > off ssl, lyk with mobile apps, it seems it wants you to first connect ..
> > only options is user details, server name, domain, email address ,  i
> cant
> > find on this config a "untick ssl"?..
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > >>> Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> 2/21/2014 3:46 PM >>>
> > I just checked the properties of my Novell e-mail account within the mail
> > app on my Windows 8.1 desktop.  There's a box that says "Sever requires
> > SSL" which is checked.  I'm assuming if that was unchecked then the app
> > would connect on port 80.
> >
> > Again, this is the "metro" style Windows mail app, not any particular
> > version of Outlook.
> >
> > Joe
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 12:03 AM, Thys de Beer <thys at nwpg.gov.za> wrote:
> >
> > > HI all,
> > >
> > >
> > > Ok Bur for this to work you MUST have certificates?.. it doesn'rt port
> > > 80?..... i cant get y windows 8 /8/1 /outlook  to connect to mobilyt ..
> > > there is nowhere i "untick ssl" ..like with the real mobile clients
> > >
> > >
> > > Kind Regards,
> > >
> > > Thys de Beer
> > > NWPG Office of the Premier - IT
> > > Systems Administration Manager
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> > > 018 388 3828
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> > > Vmware -- VCP5
> > >
> > >
> > > >>> Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> 2014-02-20 06:25 PM >>>
> > > I'm pretty sure we support Windows 8 with 1.2.5, so it should work.
>  The
> > > connection profile on the device may say Exchange or Outlook as most
> > > devices typically word ActiveSync that way, but that should work just
> > fine
> > > against mobility.
> > >
> > > As to how the app differs from the iOS mail app... well, it's
> definitely
> > a
> > > different interface.  Being more of an Android guy I'm not a fan of
> > either
> > > the Windows Mail app or the iOS mail app. :-) But they all seem to do
> the
> > > trick.
> > >
> > > Joe
> > >
> > >
> > > On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 10:21 AM, PG <petim123 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Joe
> > > > We don't have Windows 8 in our environment.  An employee has a Asus
> > > > notebook with Windows 8.  Have you noticed any problems with Mobility
> > > > 1.2.5Build: 299
> > > > (yes I know there are updates).  The vendor told our employee she has
> > to
> > > > use Outlook for connection.  I assume that's not exactly correct.
> >  Also,
> > > > have you noticed if the Windows Mail app is significantly different
> the
> > > > iPhone mail app?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 12:03 AM, Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > You can get that very easily by using the Windows Mail app connect
> to
> > > > > GroupWise Mobility Service.  I get that with my 8.1 machine at
> home.
> > > > >
> > > > > Joe
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 11:45 PM, Michael Mollard
> > > > > <MollardM at mbc.qld.edu.au>wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Hi all,
> > > > > > We've just started deploying Windows 8 to our teacher here.  The
> > > > requests
> > > > > > have started coming in to be able to access Gropuwise via a
> > > > > Metro(/Modern)
> > > > > > tile, to see and get mail, calendar etc.
> > > > > > Has anyone found a solution to this?  Metro is (of course)
> pushing
> > > > > > everyone to the MS/Cloud options.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thanks.
> > > > > >
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