Know what you can migrate with Kernel GroupWise Migration

Mailboxes Mailbox folders - Inbox, Outbox, Sent Items, Contacts, Calendar, Documents, Journal, Notes, Tasks, Drafts, Checklist, RSS Feeds, NNTP, GroupWise Feeds, Work in Progress, Cabinet, Favorites, etc.

Items - Email messages, journal entries, notes, saved contacts, attachments, tasks, etc.

Archive Mailboxes

Archive Mailboxes Archive Mailbox folders- Inbox, Sent Items, Drafts, Outbox, Deleted Items, Contacts, Tasks, Journal, etc.

Items - Email messages, Journal entries, Appointments, Contacts, Attachments, Tasks, etc.

Migrate GroupWise mailboxes and more

Migrate GroupWise mailboxes and more. Migrate the Deleted items.

Support for every version of Novell GroupWise.

Save the mailboxes to PST, Exchange Server, or Office 365.

Meta & Heirarchy

Meta & Heirarchy Metadata - From, To, Subject, Date, Time, Cc, Bcc, etc.

Structure - Maintains mailbox hierarchy as it is.

GroupWise to Exchange

GroupWise to Exchange Migrate large mailboxes without fail.

Run multiple mailboxes in batches through NUCON / XLS files.

Address Book

Address Book Migrate complete Address Book entries.

Migrate frequently used contacts.

What benefits does the tool give to you?
Full Unicode Character Migration

Full Unicode Character Migration Supports full migration of Unicode Characters.

Migration with Proxy Access

Migration with Proxy Access Use the Proxy Access to perform GroupWise migration.

Preview before saving

Preview before saving Preview the mailbox content/items before the migration.

Batch Migration with Excel Files

Batch Migration with Excel Files Use Excel/NUCON files for batch migration.

Save in PST or Exchange/Office 365

Save in PST or Exchange/Office 365 Directly save the GroupWise content into PST file or Exchange/Office 365 mailbox.

Multiple login methods

Multiple login methods Use different login methods like Default Mode, Login mode (Online, Caching, or Remote), Login Mode with Proxy Access, & Command Line Mode to access GroupWise mailboxes.

Salient Features

GroupWise to Exchange is foolproof owing to its prominent features. Let us have a brief introduction.

GroupWise to Exchange

GroupWise to Exchange For GroupWise to Exchange, you need not follow a complex procedure. With this tool, you can map GroupWise mailboxes to Exchange mailboxes and migrate them very easily. For the automated migration of multiple mailboxes, you can use a CSV file as well.

GroupWise to Office 365

GroupWise to Office 365 The tool supports each plan of Office 365 and you can migrate data from GroupWise to Office 365 without any hassle. It provides advanced filters, manual mapping, and CSV based mapping to simplify the process. During the migration, it shows the live status for each mailbox item too.

GroupWise to PST (Outlook)

GroupWise to PST (Outlook) Now save the GroupWise mailbox data to PST files. it requires only 3 steps to complete the process and all the data will migrate to the PST. The PST file will be saved in the specified location and you can instantly access it in the Outlook application.

Migrate Archive Items

Migrate Archive Items There is a special feature to migrate the archive items from GroupWise. The tool accesses the archive path of the default Outlook profile or the user-defined archive path. Then, it will show its preview, and let you save it at a desired destination.

Recover Deleted Items

Recover Deleted Items The software not only migrates the existing data, but it also recovers and migrates the deleted items. It accesses the Trash folder of GroupWise mailbox, retrieves the data, and allows you to migrate it along with the other data.

Include/Exclude Folders

Include/Exclude Folders This software provides the flexibility to include or exclude GroupWise mailbox folders in migration. This is done just by checking or unchecking the respective folders before exporting the GroupWise data.

Customize Export Alternatives

Customize Export Alternatives The Kernel for GroupWise to Exchange software has various options in the form of checkboxes which includes the following list: Mail, Calendar, Tasks, and Contacts. You can select any or all the options provided in the Export Options field and proceed with the export procedure.

Advanced Filters

Advanced Filters There are various filter options that allow you to select the important data from the mailbox and leave the rest during migration. These filter options are Select item types, Specify date range, and Specify destination folder. Also, there is an option to stop duplicate items from the migration. The filter options in the tool changes as per the destination selected.

Gets Connected Easily

Gets Connected Easily For the software to convert GroupWise mailboxes into the Exchange Server, you need to add the GroupWise files to the software interface. However, if you want to add GroupWise mailboxes without opening the GroupWise client, the software can do this needful task by using the Command Line mode. The tool accesses GroupWise Address Book by supporting each Outlook version.

Multiple Connectivity Options

Multiple Connectivity Options The software has three important modes for making the connection to the GroupWise mailboxes to get the access of mailbox data items to convert it to the Exchange Server files. The Default, Login, and Command line mode offer different functionalities according to the demand of the situation. With Proxy Access you can also connect multiple mailboxes.

Secure and Accurate Migration

Secure and Accurate Migration The tool accurately migrates the entire mailbox data (message, sent items, calendar, contacts, documents, archives, cabinet, trash items, etc.) without any changes. So, you will not face any issues either in GroupWise or in Exchange environment after the migration.

Use NUCON File to Reduce Time

Use NUCON File to Reduce Time You can create the .NUCON file using the software, which helps in performing the batch migration of multiple mailboxes as the .NUCON file saves records of multiple mailboxes in a single file. Hence, the processing is fast as the conversion of multiple mailboxes is carried out automatically.

Limited saving with the trial version

Limited saving with the trial version There is a free version of the software that you can download. You can evaluate its all capabilities and perform migrations. It will give you a preview of all the items you select but will migrate 10 items per folder to the destination.

Supports Migration of all Versions

Supports Migration of all Versions The tool support migration for each version of GroupWise (6, 6.5, 7, 8, 2012, 2014) to Outlook (2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, 2021) and Exchange Server (2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019).

FAQs - Kernel for GroupWise to Exchange
Here are the steps to migrate GroupWise mailboxes to the live Exchange Server directly with Kernel for Novell GroupWise to Exchange tool.
  1. Launch the GroupWise to Exchange tool on your system and choose the single/multiple mailboxes option.
  2. Select the mode from Default, Login, and Command Line to add the source GroupWise account.
  3. Preview the added GroupWise mailbox content. Then choose the saving option as Live Exchange.
  4. Provide the login details of the destination Exchange Server account.
  5. Map source GroupWise mailboxes with destination Exchange Server mailboxes manually or using the CSV file.
  6. Select export options like Item types, date range, etc.
  7. View the live progress of migration for GroupWise to Exchange.
  8. The migration of GroupWise mailboxes to Exchange gets completed.

Demo version of the software is free to download. It will show you all the data which can be migrated from GroupWise and also it´ll save 10 items from each folder.

If you can see all your data in the demo version, it is a guarantee that the full version of the software will save your entire data.

So, for saving entire data, you need to purchase the license of the software.

  1. Migrates Live GroupWise mailboxes to Live Exchange Server mailboxes
  2. Exports Live GroupWise mailboxes to Ms Outlook ( PST ) files
  3. Exports GroupWise Archives, Remote/Cache mailboxes to PST or Live Exchange Server mailboxes
  4. Converts GroupWise mailbox emails, address books, contacts, calendars, documents, check lists, cabinet folder, work in progress, journals and notes
No. There is no limitation at all on the number of mailboxes. You can migrate unlimited number of mailboxes into PST or Exchange.
Yes. The software does provide an option for Batch File Migration.
Yes. Software creates log file every time migration is performed so that a user can get a clear idea about the tasks that are being performed by the software.
Yes. You can save a single mailbox at a time or the entire GroupWise mailbox as per your requirement. You can just select a single mailbox or select entire mailboxes and hit the save button.

Step-by-step procedure to migrate GroupWise mailbox using proxy –

  1. Launch Kernel for GroupWise to Exchange software select an mode to continue with:
    • Single mailbox/multiple mailboxes using Proxy
    • Multiple mailboxes using Batch file
  2. Single mailbox/multiple mailboxes using Proxy: This option will help you to convert single GroupWise mailbox.
  3. Select the "Single mailbox/multiple mailboxes using Proxy" radio button, and then click the Next button.

    The next window displays three modes to connect to the mailboxes of Novell GroupWise and archive selection option: Default mode, Login Mode and Command Line mode.

  4. If you select the "Use Default " option to connect to the GroupWise mailbox in Default mode. This option is enabled by default in the software. Activate and select the Archive file options to migrate archived emails too. Click Next.
  5. Kernel for Novell GroupWise to Exchange will scan the GroupWise mailbox for the existing items in it. The GroupWise mailbox folders comprising the Mailbox, sent items, Calendar, Work in Progress, Contacts, Documents, Checklist, Archives, Work in Progress, Cabinet, Trash are displayed in a tree like structure.
  6. Select any of the GroupWise mailbox folder to view its content. Emails, calendar, contacts and other items will be displayed in the left pane of the window. Right pane of the window displays the respective items of the folder selected from the left pane.
  7. The bottom pane of the window contains two tabs: Text and HTML. Select any one of the tab to get the preview of the item selected from the right pane of the window.
  8. Click Export button to continue. Software will ask you to select the Save option to save the converted file in PST or migrate to Exchange Server/Office 365 user profile.
  9. Select the save options: "Save in PST" or "Save in Live Exchange/Office 365" radio button to save the converted mailboxes in PST, MS Exchange Server, or Office 365.

You can contact our 24*7 dedicated support team from below means and they will assist you with the recovery.

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Call: 1-866-348-7872 (USA & Canada)
0-808-189-1438 (United Kingdom)

Yes. You can check out our refund policy at
If yes, email it to us at and we´ll assist you promptly.
The license validity is for lifetime. There is no additional cost for license renewal.
Yes, surely you can migrate the contact information selectively. On its Filter Selection window, there is a feature named Item Type filter. Just check the Contacts option and uncheck all the others.
Yes. Software upgrades and Technical Support are free for lifetime.

The software and the activation key is delivered via email within 15 minutes of placing an order online.

In case, you do not receive the details within the stipulated time, you can contact our dedicated 24*7 support team at and they will provide you the license immediately.

You can reach us through


Call: 1-866-348-7872 (USA & Canada)
0-808-189-1438 (United Kingdom)

How Kernel for GroupWise to Exchange works?
STEPS TO Migrate from GroupWise to Exchange

Kernel for Novell GroupWise to Exchange swiftly migrates multiple mailboxes from GroupWise to Exchange in few mouse clicks. Making best use of the available modes, and finally exporting the GroupWise mailboxes along with customized settings for the final conversion, the tool conducts the required operation by following the steps:

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About Software

  • Version: 20.7
  • Release Date: June 2020
  • License Type: Corporate & Technician

Version Support

Micro Focus GroupWise (formerly Novell GroupWise): 2018, 2014, 2012, 8.0, 7.0, 6.5, 6.0 and 5.5

Exchange Server: 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2000, 5.5 and 5.0

MS Outlook: Office 365, 2021, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2000

Microsoft Excel: 2021, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, XP, 2000, 97 and 95

System Requirements

  • Hard Disk

    50 MB of disk space

  • Memory

    64 MB Minimum

  • Processor

    Intel® Pentium Processor compatible (x86, x64) or equivalent

  • Operating System

    Windows 365/ 11/ 10/ 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP/ 2000/ 98/ NT/95 Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008R2, 2012 and 2016

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