[ngw] SLES 15 SP3 for GroupWise

Laura Buckley Laura at laurabuckley.co.za
Mon Aug 23 07:52:21 UTC 2021


Hi Marvin,

Was this a new installation of GroupWise on SLES15SP3?



Laura

Lifelong Learner

www.laurabuckley.co.za



On Tue, Aug 17, 2021 at 5:15 AM Marvin Huffaker <mhuffaker at redjuju.com>
wrote:

> James, yes. I had tried those with no luck. I did more digging based on
> this though, and I found the solution. But to understand and help others
> that may have this issue, here are the symptoms and answers to your
> original question. I have the actual solution down below..
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> systemctl start grpwise.service is successful and starts the agents.
> systemctl status grpwise.service shows agents running as expected.
> systemctl is-enabled grpwise.service results in "disabled"
> systemctl enable grpwise.service results in the following error:
>
> grpwise.service is not a native service, redirecting to
> systemd-sysv-install.
> Executing: /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-sysv-install enable grpwise
> /sbin/insserv: No such file or directory
>
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Solution:
>
> I had to install the insserv-compat package in Yast.   Once I did this I
> was able to successfully enable the GroupWise services.   I assume this is
> not just an SP3 issue, it's just a missing package but I haven't run into
> it with earlier builds.
>
> Marvin
> >>> "James Taylor" <James.Taylor at eastcobbgroup.com> 8/14/2021 2:11 PM >>>
> Checked systemctl is-enabled grpwise.service ?
> If not enabled, then systemctl enable grpwise.service,
> then systemctl start grpwise.service
>
>
> You may have already checked this, but just in case...
> -jt
>
>
>
> James Taylor
> 678-697-9420
> james.taylor at eastcobbgroup.com
>
>
>
> >>> Pam Robello <pkrobello at gmail.com> 8/13/2021 7:38 PM >>>
> Marvin,
>
> I think there is a tid on this but I am not in a spot with a good internet
> connection.  I will see if I can find it in the morning
>
> Pam
>
> On August 13, 2021, at 1:23 PM, Marvin Huffaker <mhuffaker at redjuju.com>
> wrote:
>
> The issue at hand.. I'm able to start/stop the GroupWise services manually
> on SP3. However currently GroupWise services will not start automatically
> with the system on boot.   They show disabled in the services manager, and
> when I try to change it, I receive the following error:
>
> Writing the configuration failed:
> Could not set 'grpwise' to be started on boot.  Would you like to continue
> editing.
>
> It's not a show stopper, just slightly annoying.
>
> Marvin
> >>> "Pam Robello" <pkrobello at gmail.com> 8/12/2021 4:42 PM >>>
>
> Marvin,
>
>
>
> It should be fine.  As far as I remember off the top of my head, we've not
> had any calls on issues with it.
>
>
>
> Pam
>
>
> >>> Marvin Huffaker<mhuffaker at redjuju.com> 8/12/2021 8:34 AM >>>
>
>
> Has anybody upgraded their GroupWise servers to SLES 15 SP3 yet?  Does it
> work? Any issues?  Is it officially supported by Micro Focus?
>
>
>
>
> (Not talking about GMS, I'm talking about the main GroupWise agents).
>
>
>
>
> Thanks.
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