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Installing IntranetWare HostPrint


This chapter contains information and procedures on installing IntranetWare HostPrint. This chapter includes:

This guide covers the installation and administration of HostPrint only. This guide does not include information on installing NetWare, NetWare for SAA, IntranetWare for SAA, or NetWare for SAA Services Manager. Refer to the manuals for these products for that information.

Software Requirements

The server running IntranetWare HostPrint 2.0 must have the following software:

Setting Up the Installation Software

Before you install HostPrint, you must first copy the installation software to the system or set up the CD-ROM drive of the system from which you want to perform the installation. All installation methods require at least one machine with a CD-ROM drive (workstation or server). Your choices are as follows:

· You do not have to bring down the server to copy the files before you install.
· You can install other servers from a single NetWare server.

To install from a server's NetWare volume, you will need to copy the files to that volume from a workstation logged in to that server.

The following sections explain how to install from a local server's DOS partition (next), how to install from a local server's NetWare volume (page 2-4), and how to install from a remote server's NetWare volume (page 2-6).

Setting Up to Install from a DOS Partition

To install from the server's hard disk, see the section "Using the DOS Partition of the Hard Disk Drive." To install from the local server's CD-ROM, see the section "Using the CD-ROM as the DOS Partition." Both methods require a CD-ROM drive on the local server.

Using the DOS Partition of the Hard Disk Drive

To install from the local server's DOS partition:

1. Make sure the "Remove DOS" state is not present in AUTOEXEC.NCF or manually removed; otherwise, the DOS partition will not be accessible during the installation process.
2. Make sure that the hard disk drive has 3 MB of free disk space in the DOS partition to temporarily store the HostPrint files.
3. Bring down the server.
Bring it down by entering DOWN at the NetWare system console prompt. Then enter EXIT to return to the DOS prompt.
4. Create a directory to temporarily hold the installation files.

Do not use the directory name "SYSTEM\HOSTPRT" to hold the temporary files.
5. Copy the HostPrint installation files to the DOS partition.
Enter the following command at the DOS prompt (this example assumes C: is the DOS partition, D: is the CD-ROM drive, and you have created a temporary directory called "HP" in root):
>XCOPY D:\HOSTPRT C:\HP /S /V

The files on the CD-ROM are located in subdirectories. You must use the XCOPY command with the /S option when copying files to the DOS partition.
6. Start the server.
Enter the following command at the DOS prompt in the boot directory to start the server:
>SERVER
7. Proceed to "Installing the IntranetWare HostPrint Files" on page 2-7.

Using the CD-ROM as the DOS Partition

To install from the local server's CD-ROM:

1. Make sure the CD-ROM drive is set up as a DOS device. If your CD-ROM is configured as a NetWare volume, refer to"Using the CD-ROM Configured as a NetWare Volume" on page 2-6.
2. Insert the IntranetWare HostPrint CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
3. Proceed to "Installing the IntranetWare HostPrint Files" on page 2-7.

Setting Up to Install from a NetWare Volume

You can install from the local or remote server's NetWare volume on the hard disk drive or from the CD-ROM configured as a NetWare volume.

To install from the NetWare partition of a server's hard disk drive, see "Using the NetWare Partition of the Hard Disk Drive." To install from the CD-ROM of a server configured as a NetWare volume, see "Using the CD-ROM Configured as a NetWare Volume."

Using the NetWare Partition of the Hard Disk Drive

To install from the local server's NetWare volume:

1. Make sure that the hard disk drive has at least 3 MB of free disk space in the NetWare partition to temporarily store the HostPrint files.
2. Start the server.
Start it by entering the following command at the DOS prompt in the server boot directory:
>SERVER
3. Log in from a workstation with a CD-ROM drive that is attached to the server.
You must have enough privileges to create the directories where you want to copy the files.
4. Map a drive or drives to the NetWare volume. For example:
>MAP G:=SYS:
5. Create a directory to temporarily hold the HostPrint installation files.

Do not use the directory name "SYSTEM\HOSTPRT" to hold the temporary files.
6. Insert the IntranetWare HostPrint CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive of the workstation.
7. Copy the HOSTPRT installation files to the NetWare volume.
To copy the HOSTPRT files, enter the following command at the DOS prompt (this example assumes G: is the mapped drive, D: is the CD-ROM drive, and you created a directory called "HP" on G):
>NCOPY D:\HOSTPRT G:\HP /S

The files on the CD-ROM are located in subdirectories. You must use the NCOPY command with the /S option when copying files to the hard disk.
8. Proceed to "Installing the IntranetWare HostPrint Files" on page 2-7.

Using the CD-ROM Configured as a NetWare Volume

To install from the local server's CD-ROM configured as a NetWare volume, follow these steps:

1. Start the server.
Start it by entering the following command at the DOS prompt in the server boot directory:
>SERVER
2. Set up and mount the server's CD-ROM drive as a NetWare volume.
3. Proceed to "Installing the IntranetWare HostPrint Files" on page 2-7.

Setting Up to Install from a Remote NetWare Server

Consider the following when installing from a remote NetWare server:

1. Be sure you have NetWare installed on the local (target) server.
2. Be sure your server is connected to the server currently containing the HostPrint files.
You must have done one of the following:
· Copied the software to a directory on the NetWare partition on the remote server.
· Set up a CD-ROM drive and mounted it as a NetWare volume for NetWare 4.1.
3. Note the server names and pathnames for the HostPrint files.
4. Proceed to "Installing the IntranetWare HostPrint Files" on page 2-7.

Handling SPX Disconnection During Remote Installation from CD-ROM

When you install HostPrint to a remote server from your local server's CD-ROM drive, the installation may fail if the level of network traffic is high. If the drive access time is sufficiently slowed, the SPX connection to the remote server may time out, preventing the installation procedure from writing to the product's database file.

Your installation has failed if the following message appears on the NetWare system console.

CSProductsList returned -1 Press any Key To Continue.

Do one of the following to remotely install HostPrint:

· SPX WATCHDOG ABORT TIMEOUT
· SPX ACK WAIT TIMEOUT

Installing the IntranetWare HostPrint Files

HostPrint runs with IWSAA. You can also monitor and control HostPrint from a workstation running IWSAA Services Manager.

This section describes how to install HostPrint. Before you begin the installation procedure, make sure that you have installed IWSAA on the NetWare server on which HostPrint is to be installed and have checked the HostPrint README file for last-minute updates.

Before You Begin

Before you install the HostPrint files, note the following:

SET BINDERY CONTEXT= context_name

The following sections provide information on items you should note before installing the program.

Verifying Whether COMMEXEC and Any Protocol Stacks Are Loaded

Check to see if COMMEXEC or any protocol stacks are loaded by entering the following command at the NetWare system console prompt ( : ):

MODULES

If it is loaded, you will see COMMEXEC in the list of modules. You must unload COMMEXEC from the server where you want to install HostPrint.

If any protocol stacks are loaded, you will see names such as QLLC.NLM, SDLCS.NLM, and LLC8022.NLM in the list.

Unloading COMMEXEC

COMMEXEC cannot be running on the server where you install HostPrint. If you are installing to a remote server only, COMMEXEC can be running on the local server.

To unload COMMEXEC from the local server where you want to install HostPrint. do the following:

1. Send a broadcast message to warn users.
Enter a command, such as the following at the NetWare system console prompt, to warn users to end their sessions:
broadcast SERVERX going down in 5 minutes.
2. Bring down COMMEXEC.
Enter the following command at the NetWare system console prompt:
CSDOWN

You may be prompted to unload other NLMs before COMMEXEC is unloaded.

Understanding User and Object Rights

Be aware of the following when installing HostPrint:

Administrator Rights

During installation of HostPrint, you are prompted to enter an administrator username and password to log in to Novell Directory Services (NDS).

To create the HostPrint object, you need administrative rights equivalent to ADMIN.

Installing the Software-Step-by-step

To install HostPrint:

1. Be sure the server is running.
If your NetWare server is not currently running, enter the following command at the DOS prompt (>) in the startup directory to start the server:
>SERVER
2. If you are installing to another server, be sure that BTRIEVE.NLM and BSPXCOM.NLM are loaded on the remote server, and that BTRIEVE.NLM and BROUTER.NLM are loaded on the local server. Use the following command to verify the loaded modules:
>MODULES
Use the following command to load a module:
>LOAD XXXX.NLM

Make sure INSTALL is not running on the remote server.
3. Load INSTALL.
Enter the following command at the NetWare system console prompt ( : ):
LOAD INSTALL
The INSTALL program displays the Installation Options menu.
4. Select Product Options from the Installation Options menu.
5. From the Product Options menu, select Install product not listed.
The Currently Installed Products list is displayed.
6. Press <F3> to enter the pathname for HostPrint program files.
· If you are installing from a DOS device:
Enter the drive letter and path where you copied the software, or the appropriate path if you are installing from a CD-ROM drive. For example, if you copied the files to the HostPrint directory on your hard disk, enter C:\HP. If you are installing from CD-ROM and your CD-ROM is drive D:, then enter D:\HOSTPRT.
· If you are installing from a local NetWare partition:
Enter the drive letter and path where you copied the software. For example, enter SYS:\HOSTPRT for a NetWare volume on a hard drive and HOSTPRT20:HOSTPRT for a CD-ROM configured as a NetWare volume called HOSTPRT20.
· If you are installing from a remote NetWare partition:
Insert the HostPrint license diskette into a diskette drive and enter the local drive letter. The message "Product definition file not found" is displayed, and another Path to install from dialog box is displayed.
Enter the server name and the remote path where you copied the HostPrint software. For example, enter server/SYS:\HOSTPRT for a NetWare volume on a server's hard disk and server/HOSTPRT20:HOSTPRT for a CD-ROM drive configured as a NetWare volume called HOSTPRT20.
You are prompted for a username and password for the remote server. If the remote server is a NetWare 4.1 server, the username must be a user in the server's bindery context.
The installation program searches the directory and locates HostPrint. The message "Please confirm the installation of the following product: IntranetWare HostPrint 2.0" is displayed. A confirmation box is also displayed with the message "Install displayed product?" Select an installation option.
The following three options are listed under "Install displayed product?":

Install on this server

This option begins installing the files into the local server's SYS:SYSTEM\HOSTPRT directory.

Install on another server

This option displays a list of remote servers.
Select the server on which you want to install the software.
Enter your username. (It must have administrative rights equivalent to ADMIN.)
Enter the password when prompted.
The installation program begins installing the files into the remote server's SYS:SYSTEM\HOSTPRT directory.

Do not install this product

This option displays the Currently Installed Products window.
7. If your server does not have sufficient hard disk space for installation, do the following:
· If you are installing a new version of HostPrint, the installation terminates. Be sure you have 3 MB of free disk space before attempting the installation again.
· If you are installing the same version of HostPrint or if you are upgrading, the installation program displays a warning message and you can choose to continue with the installation or quit.

If you are installing over an existing version of HostPrint, you can continue because the installation program deletes the previously installed HostPrint files. Therefore, you may have enough disk space. If after the installation program deletes the existing HostPrint files you still do not have enough free disk space (at least 3 MB) and you choose Continue in this warning message, you proceed at your own risk.
8. Enter the name and password to create the HostPrint object.
If installing locally to a NetWare 4.1 server, the installation will attempt to create the HostPrint object. When prompted, you will need to enter the username and password of a user that has administrative rights equivalent to ADMIN.
9. Insert the License Diskette.
When prompted to insert the HostPrint license diskette:
· To install user licenses, insert the HostPrint license diskette into the disk drive. Press <Enter> to accept the default value of A:, or backspace over the A: and enter the appropriate drive letter. The program accesses the necessary licensing information.

The licensing data can be accessed only from a local DOS drive.
· If you do not want to install user licenses at this time, you may exit the license installation utility by pressing <Esc>. The installation will continue. However, you must install licenses before attempting to use HostPrint. (See Appendix G, "Using the License Management Utility," for information on installing HostPrint licenses.)
10. When the installation is complete, the README file is displayed. After you have read the file, you can exit the display by pressing <Esc> and then choosing "Yes" at the prompt.
When the installation process has finished, this message is displayed: "The installation has been completed. Please restart the server before loading IntranetWare HostPrint." Press <Enter> to return to the Currently Installed Products list.
11. Press <Esc> to close the Currently Installed Products list.
12. Choose Exit NetWare Installation Procedure from the Installation Options menu.
You exit INSTALL and return to the NetWare system console prompt.
13. Bring down the server and bring it up again before loading HostPrint.

After installing HostPrint, you should revise your CSDOWN.NCF file so HostPrint automatically unloads whenever the Communication Executive is brought down. To do this, add the command UNLOAD HOSTPRT to the CSDOWN.NCF file just prior to the command UNLOAD IWSAA.

Be sure to read the HostPrint README for last-minute information about installing, configuring, and using the product.

Installing the HostPrint Print Device Utility

You can use the HostPrint Print Device utility, HPDEFW, to create or import print devices for HostPrint. (For more information, see Chapter 3, "Defining Print Devices for IntranetWare HostPrint.")

You install the HPDEFW files on each Windows 95 client you use for system administration. To install HPDEFW, run the program's SETUP.EXE file from the \HOSTPRT\WIN95 subdirectory on the HostPrint CD-ROM. The installation program will prompt you for any information it needs during the installation process.

Uninstalling IntranetWare HostPrint

Use the INSTALL utility in IWSAA to remove an unsuccessfully installed version of HostPrint. You can reinstall the same version.

Remove an installed product only when absolutely necessary because removing it deletes all database files and other files.

When removing HostPrint, the installation utility deletes the HostPrint user object.

To uninstall HostPrint:

1. Enter CSDOWN to bring down the server.
2. Load INSTALL by entering the following command at the NetWare system console prompt:
LOAD INSTALL
The INSTALL program displays the Installation Options menu.
3. Select Product Options from the Installation Options menu.
The Currently Installed Products window is displayed, showing the products that are currently installed.
4. Highlight HOSTPRT, and press <Delete>.
A confirmation box displays the following message: "Remove Product HOSTPRT?"
Select Yes to remove HostPrint or No to cancel.

HostPrint and other Communication Services products must be removed before COMMEXEC can be removed.

What's Next?

Now that you have HostPrint installed, proceed to Chapter 3, "Defining Print Devices for IntranetWare HostPrint," for information on defining HostPrint print devices.

If the you can use one of the default print devices (PCL, PostScript or PPDS) created during HostPrint installation, you can proceed to Chapter 4, "Creating Print Job Configurations for IntranetWare HostPrint."



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