Palm Centro

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This wiki page details the compatibility and functionality of the Apple Palm Centro with Novell Data Synchronizer Mobility Connector. Please contribute relevant information or corrections in our effort to facilitate end-user experience.

Note: This page is not for reporting defects and bugs. Those should be reported in the Novell Forums. Only limitations that are consequences of the nature of the phone should be reported here.

Device Summary


Novell Certified for Data Synchronizer Mobility Connector?   No
Ease of Setup   Average
Email   Supported with Limitations
Contacts Supported with Limitations
Calendar   Supported with Limitations

OS Requirements:

Setup Instructions

Basic instructions on getting your Mobility Pack running on your Palm Centro device:

1. Make sure that your Mobility Pack server is up and running and you have the following information:

  • Server address
  • Port
  • Whether the server requires a secure connection or not

2. On your Palm Centro, go to Home > Email> A message is displayed select “Continue”

3. Enter the required information per section:

  • Account Setup
    • Enter your Email address
    • Enter your Mobility Pack password
    • Hit Next
    • Select option Outlook (EAS) in Mail Type.
    • Enter your Mobility Pack username
    • Enter your Mail Server.
    • Hit Advance Option in order to indicate if you are using a Secure Connection or if you do not.
    • Hit Done.
    • A message is displayed you should chose Yes to star syncing.

SSL Considerations

Palm Centro just works using port 80.

How to configure your mobility server to use a self-signed cert for testing purposes


Working Features:

  • Send
  • Receive
  • Reply
  • Reply to all
  • Forward

Device Limitations (not defects):

  • Folders do not Sync.
  • Trying to download an attachment redirects you to Menu until the device finished to download it.
  • Email forwarded as attachment inside a mail is opened incorrectly.



Working Features:

  • GW to device

Device Limitations (not defects):



Working Features:

  • Accept
  • Decline

Device Limitations (not defects):

  • Device support multiple calendars from GroupWise but the show up in the main calendar of the device
  • Appointments created in the device go to main calendar in GW
  • Cannot send appointments to other users from device.


Other Notes

  • Sometimes you have to sync several times to get the events synchronized in the device.


Please do not use this wiki to report bugs or defects. Instead, use the Novell Data Synchronizer Mobility Pack Forum or contact Novell Technical Support.

Further Reading


Thanks to the contributors for this device information!

Monica Serrato.