Installation & Licensing

Reply
*Martin, Jason
Message 1 of 3 (148 Views)

A2K Network Installation to Netware 4.11 server

148 Views, 2 Replies
10-27-1999 08:47 PM
Most of this is something of a cross post from the adt 2 newsgroup, sorry to
those of you that read both.

Here's what I want to do:
I'd need to do a network install of adt2 to a Netware 4.11 server. In the
netsetup I set to network location to \\servername\volume\foldername

I'd need to use an NT server as a license server for adt. License manager
is already setup and running on the NT server.

On the license manager setup I'm selecting Install License manager later.
If I select IPX support I can't see the license server.
If I select TCP/IP support adt will kindof launch but no arx anywhere will
load. If I try to load any arx I get "AcRxDynamicLinker failed to load
\\servername\volume\foldername\arxname.arx'
\\servername\volume\foldername\acad.exeRegenerating model."

If I install to an NT server then adt seems to run. The only problem is I
must install adt to the nw server.

If the installation path is the netware server, the network deployment setup
will not work. When I click on the setup.exe I get an alert box that says
"Could not find files required to install AutoCAD. Contact your network
administrator or CAD manager for assitance.

I compared the NT network installation and the Netware network installation.
I found that the only files that were different were the following:
acad2000.cfg
deisl1.isu
desktop.arg
\plot styles\add-a-plot styel table wizard.lnk
\plotters\add-a-plotter wizard.lnk
\support\acad.mnc
\support\aecarchx.dll
\support\aecarchx.mnc
\support\aecarchx.mns

Most of these aren't a problem but the aecarchx.dll concerned me a little.
I don't have any C background so debugging the dll is beyond me but looking
at the dll in quick veiw reveals the following differences:
Novell Server NT Server
Checksum:00000000 Chekcsum:0003ac75
Nothing VA-Bound Import:0298
Nothing Size-Bound Import:0044

Even worse I just found this
http://www.autodesk.com/support/solutions/34763.htm . My initial read of
this leads me to believe that Autodesk has dropped support of installation
to anything but an NT server???

If anyone has gotten a2k, or actually adt2 to work in a network install on
an netware server please let me know what simple steps I've been missing.

TIA

jason martin
frankfurt-short-bruza
*Milana, Jerry
Message 2 of 3 (148 Views)

Re: A2K Network Installation to Netware 4.11 server

10-28-1999 07:04 PM in reply to: *Martin, Jason
Jason,

It sounds like you may not have long file name support installed on your netware
server.

Jerry Milana,
Autodesk Product Support

Jason Martin wrote:

> Most of this is something of a cross post from the adt 2 newsgroup, sorry to
> those of you that read both.
>
> Here's what I want to do:
> I'd need to do a network install of adt2 to a Netware 4.11 server. In the
> netsetup I set to network location to \\servername\volume\foldername
>
> I'd need to use an NT server as a license server for adt. License manager
> is already setup and running on the NT server.
>
> On the license manager setup I'm selecting Install License manager later.
> If I select IPX support I can't see the license server.
> If I select TCP/IP support adt will kindof launch but no arx anywhere will
> load. If I try to load any arx I get "AcRxDynamicLinker failed to load
> \\servername\volume\foldername\arxname.arx'
> \\servername\volume\foldername\acad.exeRegenerating model."
>
> If I install to an NT server then adt seems to run. The only problem is I
> must install adt to the nw server.
>
> If the installation path is the netware server, the network deployment setup
> will not work. When I click on the setup.exe I get an alert box that says
> "Could not find files required to install AutoCAD. Contact your network
> administrator or CAD manager for assitance.
>
> I compared the NT network installation and the Netware network installation.
> I found that the only files that were different were the following:
> acad2000.cfg
> deisl1.isu
> desktop.arg
> \plot styles\add-a-plot styel table wizard.lnk
> \plotters\add-a-plotter wizard.lnk
> \support\acad.mnc
> \support\aecarchx.dll
> \support\aecarchx.mnc
> \support\aecarchx.mns
>
> Most of these aren't a problem but the aecarchx.dll concerned me a little.
> I don't have any C background so debugging the dll is beyond me but looking
> at the dll in quick veiw reveals the following differences:
> Novell Server NT Server
> Checksum:00000000 Chekcsum:0003ac75
> Nothing VA-Bound Import:0298
> Nothing Size-Bound Import:0044
>
> Even worse I just found this
> http://www.autodesk.com/support/solutions/34763.htm . My initial read of
> this leads me to believe that Autodesk has dropped support of installation
> to anything but an NT server???
>
> If anyone has gotten a2k, or actually adt2 to work in a network install on
> an netware server please let me know what simple steps I've been missing.
>
> TIA
>
> jason martin
> frankfurt-short-bruza
*Martin, Jason
Message 3 of 3 (148 Views)

Re:

10-28-1999 07:36 PM in reply to: *Martin, Jason
Long file names are enabled on the server. We're running R14 and S8 from
the same vol. on the nw server, which also requires long file names. Any
other ideas???

jason martin
frankfurt-short-bruza

Jerry Milana wrote in message <38190096.87C38B77@autodesk.com>...
>Jason,
>
>It sounds like you may not have long file name support installed on your
netware
>server.
>
>Jerry Milana,
>Autodesk Product Support
>

You are not logged in.

Log into access your profile, ask and answer questions, share ideas and more. Haven't signed up yet? Register

Announcements
Are you familiar with the Autodesk Expert Elites? The Expert Elite program is made up of customers that help other customers by sharing knowledge and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration. To learn more, please visit our Expert Elite website.

Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions to get help installing your software.

Ask the Community


Up & Ready Blog

Boldly Install, Configure and Deploy Autodesk Software.

AutodeskHelp Blog

Your one-stop shop for the latest solutions, breaking news, and behind the scenes access to the world of Autodesk support.

Connect with Us

Twitter

Pinterest

Blog

Youtube