Installation and Configuration

The following lists the steps required to install a NetWare 3.1x file server. Each step is neccessary and must be completed in the proper order.
  1. Partition the hard disk for DOS.
  2. Format the hard disk for DOS.
  3. Load and boot to DOS.
  4. Load INSTALL.BAT.
  5. Enter a server name.
  6. Assign a unique IPX number.
  7. Enter the source and destination paths.
  8. Select the locale configuration settings.
  9. Select the file format.
  10. Specify any special startup SET commands.
  11. Elect to have the AUTOEXEC.BAT file load SERVER.EXE.

After you have completed the steps listed above, you will need to complete the following:
  1. Load the HBA driver. (Host Bus Adapter)
  2. Load INSTALL.NLM.
  3. Create a NetWare partition.
  4. Create a NetWare volume.
  5. Mount volume SYS.
  6. Copy public and system files to the file server.
  7. Load the LAN driver.
  8. Create AUTOEXEC.NCF and STARTUP.NCF files.