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Archive Manager 5.9.5 - Installation and Configuration Guide for GroupWise

Deployment considerations for GroupWise System requirements Hardware recommendations Pre-installation preparations Installing and configuring Archive Manager Upgrading/Uninstalling Archive Manager Post-installation tasks Appendix A: Attachment store types Appendix B: Process overview checklist

Prerequisites for servers running GroupWise Services

Novell clients:

GroupWise clients:

The client version must match the server version. For example, if you are using GroupWise Server 2012, you must use GroupWise Client 12.0.0.

GroupWise Store Manager (GSM):

Prerequisites for servers running Archive Manager services

Any prerequisites that are required for installation are installed automatically when you run the Archive Manager Setup Wizard to install Archive Manager. If you want to install the prerequisites software prior to running the installer, see the requirements below.


Microsoft offers a free pack of IFilters for its Office 2010 file types at, (link current as of this release). SP2 can be applied via Windows Update or downloaded at This Filter Pack includes IFilters for the following formats: .docx, .docm, .pptx, .pptm, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, .zip, .one, .vdx, .vsd, .vss, .vst, .vdx, .vsx, and .vtx.
Adobe bundles a copy of its PDF 32-bit iFilter with free Adobe Reader 11 software, and offers a free PDF iFilter 64 11.0.1 as a separate download. It is recommended that you use Adobe version 11 PDF IFilters, or FoxIt IFilters.

Prerequisites for servers running Archive Manager websites

The API web service endpoint can be configured to use Windows Authentication or Anonymous Authentication. When using Anonymous Authentication, the web service application performs security checks and authenticates the client using Basic Authentication (plain text user password authentication). When using Windows Authentication, IIS handles the authentication and provides the web service application with a confirmation of the authentication attempt.

Attachment store types

Some attachment store types are deprecated in Archive Manager for new installations. Existing customers on deprecated file storage types are fully supported and will continue to be supported until a migration plan is in place and a migration tool is available to move to a new storage type.

File System


NetApp SnapLock7.2.4


EMC Centera 4.2.1, 4.2, 4.1, 4.0, 3.1.4, or EMC Atmos 2.0


Caringo CAStor 6.5.4


Hedvig Distributed Storage Platform Version 3.7.1


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