[ngw] GW2012 and Windows 8

Joseph Marton jmmarton at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 12:39:10 UTC 2014


Correction... $50.  I just checked. :-)

Joe


On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 6:37 AM, Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> wrote:

> Honestly the best solution to get around everything to flat out buy an SSL
> cert.  Here in the U.S. at least, GoDaddy runs promos every now and then.
>  For example last year I bought a 5-year SSL cert from them for my home
> Filr server for only $60.
>
> Joe
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 6:17 AM, James Taylor <
> James.Taylor at eastcobbgroup.com> wrote:
>
>> Self signed works fine if you import the cert into the device.
>> Not having SSL is worse, in my opinion.
>> -jt
>>
>>
>> James Taylor
>> 678-697-9420
>> james.taylor at eastcobbgroup.com
>>
>>
>>
>> >>> "Thys de Beer" <thys at nwpg.gov.za> 2/24/2014 4:39 AM >>>
>> HI James,
>>
>>
>> I tried to avoiod self singed..as the documentation states that soem
>> devices doe snot play well with self signed cert ?... so i am in a sort of
>> rock and hardplace..
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> >>> "James Taylor" <James.Taylor at eastcobbgroup.com> 2014-02-21 05:01 PM
>> >>>
>> Have tried these steps that are needed for WIndows 8 Phones?
>>
>> https://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7011480
>>
>> https://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7007674
>>
>> https://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7007672
>>
>> -jt
>>
>>
>>
>> James Taylor
>> 678-697-9420
>> james.taylor at eastcobbgroup.com
>>
>>
>>
>> >>> "Thys de Beer" <thys at nwpg.gov.za> 2/21/2014 1:03 AM >>>
>> 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
>> http://www.waytag.com/ThysdeBeer
>> 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.
>> > > >
>> > > > Michael Mollard
>> > > > Network Administrator
>> > > > Ph: (Direct) 07 3907 5712 / (Mob) 0417 631 801 Fax: 07 3390 8919
>> > > > mollardm at mbc.qld.edu.au
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > > Moreton Bay College
>> > > > http://www.mbc.qld.edu.au
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>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > >
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