NWPA Update Package Installation Instructions for NetWare 4.11

For new NetWare 4.11 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 4.11

    link on the same page.

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

  3. Create the C:\UPDATE directory.

  4. Copy NWPA_UP.EXE to C:\UPDATE

  5. Enter the following commands at the DOS prompt:

      c:
      cd \update
      nwpa_up -o

  6. If you have any new .HAM or .LAN drivers, or those whose versions are later than those already on the NetWare 4.11 CD-ROM, copy those files, plus their .DDI and .LDI files, to C:\UPDATE as well.

  7. Insert the NetWare 4.11 CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive and the NetWare 4.11 License diskette into the floppy drive.

  8. Change directory to the D:\ directory on the CD-ROM, if its drive letter is D:

  9. Install NetWare 4.11 by entering install at the DOS command line. Proceed through a Custom installation of NetWare 4.11 as usual. When the installation program prompts you to add any special startup set commands to STARTUP.NCF, add the following lines after those already present:

      load c:\update\nwpa
      load c:\update\nbi
      load c:\update\idehd
      load c:\update\idecd
      load c:\update\scsihd
      load c:\update\scsicd
      load c:\update\ideata port=1f0 int=e
      load c:\update\ideata port=170 int=f

  10. When prompted by the installation program to select a storage or LAN driver to install, select it from the C:\UPDATE directory.

  11. After all desired storage and LAN drivers have been selected, select Use the CD-ROM to get drivers, then continue the installation by creating NetWare partitions and volumes as needed.

  12. When prompted by the installation program to edit AUTOEXEC.NCF, add the following lines after those already present:

      load c:\update\cdrom
      cd mount xxxxx

    If you know the ISO9660 name of your CD-ROM volume, replace the xxxxx with that name.

  13. Press <F10> to save the AUTOEXEC.NCF file and begin the Main Copy to proceed and complete the NetWare 4.11 installation.

  14. Remove the NetWare 4.11 CD-ROM and the NetWare 4.11 License diskette.

  15. Enter down and then restart server at the server console to reboot the server.

For currently installed NetWare 4.11 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 4.11

    link on the same page.

  2. Create the C:\UPDATE directory.

  3. Copy NWPA_UP.EXE to C:\UPDATE

  4. Enter the following commands at the DOS prompt:

      c:
      cd \update
      nwpa_up -o

  5. If you have any new .HAM or .LAN drivers, or those whose versions are later than those already on your server, copy those files plus their .DDI and .LDI files, to C:\UPDATE as well.

  6. Change directory to the C:\NWSERVER directory.

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

      load c:\update\nwpa
      load c:\update\nbi
      load c:\update\idehd
      load c:\update\idecd
      load c:\update\scsihd
      load c:\update\scsicd
      load c:\update\ideata port=1f0 int=e
      load c:\update\ideata port=170 int=f

  8. Add or replace subsequent lines of the STARTUP.NCF file to load new or updated .HAM and .LAN drivers from the C:\UPDATE directory, delete all other lines that load drivers, save the file, and exit to DOS.

  9. Enter server to start the server.

  10. At the server console enter load install

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

      load c:\update\cdrom
      cd mount xxxxx

    If you know the ISO9660 name of your CD-ROM volume, replace the xxxxx with that name.

  12. Enter down and then restart server at the server console to reboot the server.