Solved

Win 95 with NT 4.0 & Novell 4.11 Servers

Posted on 1997-04-18
1
145 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
What's the best solution to implement Windows 95 to access Windows NT 4.0 server (two domains) and Novell 4.11 servers with an automatic installation from netware server of Windows 95 (with NETSETUP) ?
0
Comment
Question by:fvdv
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
jlu earned 100 total points
ID: 1745493
1.  By Netsetup make a serverinstallation of Win95
2.  Get the latest Novell 32 bit client from Novell, and install. this
     in point 1 win95 installation directory. You can find a release      note from Novell (Novell site), how to implement 32 bit client      into an unattached (msbatch.inf) installation.

My history:
I have made the first 2 above step.Be carefull about installation of Novell client. There is two file you have to replace BEFORE installation into Win95 directory (nwsetup.dll and locwin16.dll). You can get the right version (I cant remember datestamp) on Novell site. If you dont change this file, your installation probably hang when Win95 installation shall reboot first time.
I have made a dos boot disk with possibility for Novell access by 4 different networkcard (in my factory, we have 800 PC with different netcard).
This boot do different thing. It formats my C drive, make a sys C, copy nessesary DOS and Novell requester files to drive C including standard preconfigured msbatch.inf, and then make a automatic reboot.
I forgotton a very important thing. I run a litlle program I have made. This ask the my PC supporter (installation people) for who is the user, users dep. which printers, which prim. Novell server, which netvolume, which IP address, which which. All this data are used to automatic changing msbatch.inf
Then PC boot again, it made a login to my Novell configuration server, and then start install. by: setup /IW /IS c:\msbatch.inf
My standard msbatch.inf file remove MSN and inbox icon, change to my screensaver, change wallpaper and backcolor and a little bit more.
This is a total handfree Win95 installation with Novell 32 bit client.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Determining the an SCCM package name from the Package ID
I was prompted to write this article after the recent World-Wide Ransomware outbreak. For years now, System Administrators around the world have used the excuse of "Waiting a Bit" before applying Security Patch Updates. This type of reasoning to me …
In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 and 16x10 screens (so-called widescreen format). …
In this video, viewers are given an introduction to using the Windows 10 Snipping Tool, how to quickly locate it when it's needed and also how make it always available with a single click of a mouse button, by pinning it to the Desktop Task Bar. Int…

724 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question