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GroupWise Partition mounted twice on the Linux Server

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Novell GroupWise 8
Novell GroupWise 2012
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10


df -h shows two different mount points for the same partition
mount command shows two different mount points for the same partition
Partition holding the GroupWise directories is mounted twice with different names


  1. Browse to /opt/novell/groupwise/agents/share
  2. Edit the .poa or .mta or .gwia startup file and note down the home switch
    Eg. /grpwise/domain/
  3. Edit /etc/fstab file and comment out the mounted volume that was not in step 2
  4. Save the file and restart the server by typing init 6


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  • Document ID:7014372
  • Creation Date:06-JAN-14
  • Modified Date:06-JAN-14
    • NovellGroupWise
      Open Enterprise Server
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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