For more information on the utilities, go to the Setup Utility section later in this
Running Configuration Assistant and Installation Assistant
Insert the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. If the
system fails to start, follow the instructions on the screen.
1. Set language, time, and date, if necessary.
2. Go to the HP NetServer Navigator main menu and select Configuration
Assistant and Installation Assistant.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to continue installation on the NetServer.
Three methods of configuration are available: Express, Custom, and Replicate.
Express configuration is the preferred method of configuring your NetServer since
it leads you through the configuration process in sequence and offers default
selections. Express configuration includes the following steps:
Update System BIOS:
This step appears if Configuration Assistant detects a newer version of the
BIOS available on the HP NetServer Navigator CD-ROM. You must
update your BIOS to the newest 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 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 or Microsoft Windows NT Server on a
Configuring the HP NetServer