Novell NET5.COM Installation and Command Line Help Information (77003)
The information in this article applies to:
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 5.0
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 5.0a
This article was previously published under Q77003
To obtain information about NET5.COM command line switches, enter
the following command at the MS-DOS prompt (if NET5.COM is installed):
The /? switch normally invokes the MS-DOS Help facility. However,
NET5.COM is a product of Novell NetWare, and the MS-DOS Help facility
contains no information about NET5. For example, typing HELP NET5
will display the message "Help not available for this command." In
this example, the /? switch on NET5 is from the Novell Help facility.
To install NET5.COM, the EXPAND utility must be used to transfer the
file from the MS-DOS 5 Upgrade disks.
To install NET5.COM from the MS-DOS 5.0 Upgrade disks, place disk 6
(5.25-inch) or disk 3 (3.5-inch) into a floppy drive and enter the
following command at the appropriate drive prompt:
expand net5.co_ [drive]:\[dir]\net5.com
(Where [drive] is the target drive and [dir] is the target directory
When you enter NET5 /?
, the following
information will be displayed:
NetWare V3.10 - Workstation Shell for PC DOS V5.x (910307) (C)
Copyright 1990 Novell,
Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Usage : NET5 [<option>]
Valid <options> :
/? Display shell usage
/I Display shell version & type
/U Unload the NetWare workstation shell from memory
/PS=<server> Specify a preferred server /C=[path\]<filename.ext>
Name your NetWare shell configuration file
The product included here is manufactured by vendors independent of
Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this
product's performance or reliability.
Microsoft MS-DOS 5.0 README.TXT file
"Microsoft MS-DOS 5.0 User's Guide and Reference," version 5.0, pages
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