[ngw] GW2012 and Windows 8

Joseph Marton jmmarton at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 15:16:14 UTC 2014


Well ask them what would they prefer... a kidney transplant or dialysis?
 They have to have one. :-)

Joe


On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 7:00 AM, Thys de Beer <thys at nwpg.gov.za> wrote:

> Oh.. i have been down that road before.. many a times ..... it's like
> asking mgmt for a kidney transplant ...
>
>
>
>
>
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> >>> Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> 2014-02-24 02:39 PM >>>
> 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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> >> MS -- MCITP- Enterprise Administrator
> >> MS -- MCSE- Private Cloud
> >> 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
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> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > >
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