HP Installation Assistant guides you through the NOS installation and configures
the NOS with the appropriate drivers for the HP-bundled configuration. If
Configuration Assistant detects that a newer version of the BIOS is available on
the HP Navigator CD-ROM it will prompt you to update the BIOS.
Configuration Assistant guides you through the steps necessary to configure the
HP NetServer. You can view configuration advisories at one step and change your
hardware if necessary.
HP Configuration Assistant and Installation Assistant guide you through the steps
necessary to configure the NetServer. Three methods of configuration are
available: Express, Custom, and Replicate.
Express configuration is the preferred method to configure your NetServer. It
leads you through the configuration process in sequence and offers you default
selections. Express configuration includes the following steps:
Update System BIOS:
This step appears if Configuration Assistant detects a newer version of the
BIOS is available on the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM. You must
update your BIOS to the new version if you want to continue in Express
mode. You can also change the language the BIOS displays.
You will be asked to select the NOS and version you plan to install.
Select NOS Installation Mode:
For certain versions of Novell NetWare/IntranetWare and Microsoft
Windows NT Server, you will be asked;
Would you like to use HP's automated mode of
Select Yes for automated NOS installation.
Perform an automated NOS installation for first-time installation of
Novell NetWare/IntranetWare or Microsoft Windows NT Server on a
factory-configured NetServer. Automated NOS installation will guide
you through the NOS installation, set up the hard disk drive, and
Configuring the HP NetServer