NWPA Update Package Installation Instructions for NetWare 3.12

For new NetWare 3.12 servers:

  1. From the website at

    click on the

    link and download the NWPA Update Package (NWPA_UP.EXE) at the

    link and the installation instructions (this file) from the

      NWPA Update Package Installation Instructions for NetWare 3.12

    link on the same page.

  2. Install DOS and the CD-ROM driver on the target server machine.

  3. Insert the NetWare 3.12 CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive and the NetWare 3.12 SYSTEM_1 diskette into the floppy drive.

  4. Change directory to the D:\NETWARE.312\ENGLISH directory on the CD-ROM, if its drive letter is D:

  5. Install NetWare 3.12 as usual. If you are unsure how to install NetWare 3.12, perform the following steps:

    1. Enter install at the DOS prompt
    2. If a message concerning Ethernet frame type changes appears, press <Enter>
    3. Select Install new NetWare v3.12
    4. Select Retain current disk partitions
    5. Enter an arbitrary server name when prompted; this will be discarded, and you will be prompted for a permanent name later
    6. Press <Enter> to accept the default IPX Internal Network Number when prompted; this will also be discarded
    7. Press <Enter> to accept the default Source and Destination paths when prompted
    8. Press <F10> to accept the default Country Code when prompted
    9. Press <Enter> to accept the DOS Filename Format when prompted
    10. Select No to defer specifying special startup set commands
    11. Select No to have AUTOEXEC.BAT load SERVER.EXE
    12. Enter down and then exit at the server console to return to the DOS prompt

  6. Copy NWPA_UP.EXE to C:\SERVER.312

  7. Enter the following commands at the DOS prompt, entering 'y' to any prompts that appear from the programs:

      c:
      cd \server.312
      nwpa_up -o
      extract3
      server

  8. Insert the SYSTEM_1 diskette into the floppy drive.

  9. Enter a permanent File server name and IPX internal network number when prompted.

  10. At the server console enter the following commands:

      load 312ptd\native\start\npapatch
      load mmattrfx
      load nbi31x

  11. Load the .HAM driver you intend to use.

  12. Continue installation by loading INSTALL.NLM, creating NetWare partitions and volumes, and copying system files. If you are unsure how to install NetWare 3.12, perform the following steps:

    1. At the server console enter load install
    2. Select Disk Options
    3. Select Partition Tables
    4. Select (highlight) the hard disk drive on which to install volume SYS
    5. Select Create NetWare Partition
    6. Edit the Partition Size to set aside for NetWare volumes, if you wish to change the size from the default value
    7. Press <Esc> and select Yes to accept the displayed settings for the NetWare partition
    8. Press <Esc> three more times to return to the main menu
    9. Select Volume Options
    10. Press <Ins> to create a new NetWare volume. The first one created must be named SYS
    11. Edit the number of blocks you wish to allocate for volume SYS
    12. Press <Esc> and select Yes to accept the displayed settings for volume SYS
    13. Repeat steps 12j through 12l to create other volumes using the blocks you allocated for the NetWare partition but did not allocate for volume SYS. Press <Esc> after all desired volumes have been created.
    14. Select System Options
    15. Select Copy System and Public Files
    16. Press <Esc> and select Yes to mount volume SYS
    17. Press <F6> to install from CD-ROM when prompted
    18. Replace the default A:\ with D:\NETWARE.312\ENGLISH if the CD-ROM drive letter is D:
    19. Press <Enter> to begin the file copy from the CD-ROM to your NetWare volume
    20. Press <Esc> after the file upload has completed

  13. After the file copy select Create AUTOEXEC.NCF File and add the following lines after those already present:

      load after311
      search add 1 c:\server.312
      load c:\server.312\cdsave\cdrom
      cd mount xxxxx

    If you know the ISO9660 name of your CD-ROM volume, replace the xxxxx with that name. If you are using a SCSI tape drive, add the line

      load scsi2tp

    after all the above lines in the AUTOEXEC.NCF file.

  14. Press <Esc> and select Yes to accept the changes.

  15. Select Create STARTUP.NCF File and add the following line as the very first line in the file:

      load c:\server.312\mmattrfx

  16. Press <Esc> and select Yes to accept the changes.

  17. Press <Esc> twice and select Yes to exit the installation program.

  18. At the server console enter the following command:

      load c:\server.312\312ptd\patch312

    then select the following:

    1. Copy OS patches to server
    2. Enter the source path as c:\server.312\312ptd
    3. Exit

  19. Enter down and then exit at the server console to return to the DOS prompt.

  20. Remove the NetWare 3.12 CD-ROM and the SYSTEM_1 diskette.

  21. Reboot the server machine.

  22. When the DOS prompt returns, enter the following commands to start the server:

      c:
      cd \server.312
      server

For currently installed NetWare 3.12 servers:

  1. From the website at

    click on the

    link and download the NWPA Update Package (NWPA_UP.EXE) at the

    link and the installation instructions (this file) from the

      NWPA Update Package Installation Instructions for NetWare 3.12

    link on the same page.

  2. Copy NWPA_UP.EXE to C:\SERVER.312

  3. Enter the following commands at the DOS prompt, entering 'y' to any prompts that appear from the programs:

      c:
      cd \server.312
      nwpa_up -o
      extract3

  4. Edit STARTUP.NCF and add the following lines after any set parameters but just before any lines that load drivers:

      load c:\server.312\312ptd\native\start\npapatch
      load c:\server.312\mmattrfx
      load c:\server.312\nbi31x

    Also add or replace subsequent lines to load the .HAM driver.

  5. Start the server by entering server at the DOS prompt.

  6. If a CD-ROM volume is mounted, enter the following commands for the CD-ROM volume named xxxxx:

      cd dismount xxxxx
      unload cdrom
      load install

  7. Edit AUTOEXEC.NCF and replace the line to load the CDROM.NLM file with the following lines:

      load after311
      search add 1 c:\server.312
      load c:\server.312\cdsave\cdrom
      cd mount xxxxx

    If you know the ISO9660 name of your CD-ROM volume, replace the xxxxx with that name. If you are using a SCSI tape drive, add the line

      load scsi2tp

    after all the above lines in the AUTOEXEC.NCF file.

  8. Press <Esc> and select Yes to accept the changes.

  9. Press <Esc> twice and select Yes to exit the installation program.

  10. At the server console enter the following command:

      load c:\server.312\312ptd\patch312

    then select the following:

    1. Copy OS patches to server
    2. Enter the source path as c:\server.312\312ptd
    3. Exit

  11. Enter down and then exit at the server console to return to the DOS prompt.

  12. Reboot the server machine.

  13. When the DOS prompt returns, enter the following commands to start the server:

      c:
      cd \server.312
      server