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Groupwise 8 external entities

Hello all,

I am having an issue with GroupWise 8.  I have approximately 100 external entity users.  We are in the process of migrating to Exchange.  However, the external entity accounts cannot be accessed.  

Basically, I cannot log into them with a GroupWise client, GroupWise webaccess client, etc.  This is significant because I am using the Quest GW migrator for Exchange and part of this is setting a forwarding rule.  If I cannot log in, and the Quest utility cannot log in (I have verified it cannot) then the rule can't be set, which is a significant issue.  

I have tried resetting the password, changing the password, clearing the password, utilizing direct connect instead of client/server, all to no avail.  I have also attempted to convert several users from external entities to eDirectory users.  The conversion works, but still no way to access the GroupWise account.  I have also enabled single sign on and edirectory authentication for the converted users, all to no avail.

I'm at my wits end.  I have about 100 of these users, and since we're in the process of migrating to Exchange, this is a red hot tripping point.  

Anyone have any ideas, suggestions, etc?  

Thanks
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Most situations I've seen for migration is either some PHB got schmoozed by the M$ sales rep and cares more for his free meals and tickets for local sports events than he does for keeping IT costs down; or a PHB is a M$ fanboi and wants it, not caring (and probably not knowing, but still not caring even if they did) that it will cost a lot more for not more (and probably less) functionality.
This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See my comment at the end of the question for more details.