Groupwise: Install GroupWise Messenger

Novell GroupWise Messenger is Cedarville University's preferred on-campus instant messaging (IM) system.

Install GroupWise Messenger

  1. Click the [Start] button > Click "All Programs > Select "Novell GroupWise" > "Novell Messenger."


    If the Groupwise Messenger option does not display, skip to the Set GroupWise Messenger... section below and follow those steps.

  2. A Novell log-in box will appear. Type in your Cedarville username and password > Click [OK]. 
  3. The first time you log in to GW Messenger, you may be prompted to enter a server name. Type the following path into the "server" box:
  4. Click [OK].
  5. Your contact list will now display; however, it will be empty the first time you log in.

Set GroupWise Messenger to Launch Automatically

  1. Open the Novell GroupWise email program.
  2. Choose "Tools" > "Options..."
  3. Double-click on the "Environment" icon.
  4. Click on the "General" tab.
  5. Check the box labeled "Launch Messenger at startup."
  6. Click [OK] > Click [Close]
  7. Exit the GroupWise email program and then reopen it for the settings to take effect.

Learn how to Add Contacts or Initiate an IM Conversation.

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