How to Sync a GroupWise Calendar With Google

by Jason Spidle

Novell GroupWise is a suite of productivity applications featuring an email client, group calendars, instant messaging and contact management. The program is designed for the office environment and is a popular platform for managing inter-office communications. You can use settings within GroupWise to sync your GroupWise calendar with Google Calendar and transfer calendar data between the applications.

Publish GroupWise Calendar

1

Launch GroupWise.

2

Select “Calendar.”

3

Right-click the calendar you wish to publish and select “Properties.”

4

Select the “Publish” tab.

5

Check “Publish this calendar.”

6

Copy the publish location URL listed and click “OK.”

7

Launch a web browser.

8

Log in to Google Calendar.

9

Click “Add,” then “Add by URL” located in the bottom of the left sidebar.

10

Paste the publish location URL to subscribe Google Calendar to your GroupWise calendar.

Forward GroupWise Appointments

1

Launch GroupWise.

2

Select “Tools,” then “Rules.”

3

Click “New Rule.”

4

Enter “Google Calendar” as the name for the rule.

5

Set the event as “Filed to Calendar Folder.”

6

Set the affected items to “Appointments.”

7

Set the action as “Delegate to [YOU@gmail.com]" (i.e., your Gmail address) to forward the appointment to your Google Calendar. Google Calendar is set to automatically place new appointments sent to your Google address onto the calendar.

About the Author

Jason Spidle is a technology enthusiast and writer. His writing on computers, smartphones, Web design, Internet applications, sports and music has been published at a variety of websites including Salon, JunkMedia, Killed in Cars and The Columbia Free Times. Spidle maintains a number of blogs featuring poetry, short stories and other fiction.

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