Every now and then, one comes across a true relic. One such relic is Novell Netware. As I never used Netware before, I quickly resorted to Google in order to figure out how to do certain things, and thought it would be nice to bundle them here.
One such thing is performing a graceful shutdown of a Netware server. Unlike other systems, where a single command is enough, Netware proves to be more of a challenge and has certain caveats when attempting to perform a shutdown. And this depends greatly on the version of Netware.
In the GWOA, press F7, then choose to shut down Groupwise. This will bring you back to the system console.
The only proper way is to run a file called SHUTDOWN.NCF. This ...