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HP SmartStart CD

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Type: Software - CD-ROM
Version: 5.50(27 Aug 2002)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Novell NetWare 4.x
Novell NetWare 5.1
Novell NetWare 6.0
File name: smartstart-5.50-0.zip (364 MB)
Compaq SmartStart software is the intelligent tool for setting up your Compaq servers. It is also a great way to install your operating system to ensure optimized performance and integration with your hardware platform. SmartStart technology is the result of thousands of hours of testing by both Compaq engineers and our industry-leading software partners. So, using SmartStart is like having a team of system engineers assisting you in the integration of your hardware and software. The SmartStart integration process delivers optimized server software, a proven reliable installation, and a consistent, repeatable configuration that is simple to use and manage.

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


For more information on New Product Support, please visit the SmartStart 5.50 New Product Support page.

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

cd0660443634cb26e2e82f4c31839bae75955a41b9c124de3394cbb564a8311f smartstart-5.50-0.zip

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:
Contents of this ZIP file:

  • Readme.txt

  • CD ISO image

  • spd.ini
Making a physical CD from an ISO image file
Download the file to a temporary directory and extract the ISO image to that directory.

To create a CD from this ISO image, you must use a software utility capable of writing an ISO file to a recordable media such as CD-R.

    Note: Simply copying the ISO file to a CD-R will NOT result in a usable CD.

CD labeling
For reference purposes, please label your resulting CD as follows:

    SmartStart CD
    Release 5.50

spd.ini
This file should be copied to a blank, formatted diskette. It will be used during installation to save profile information.

For more information on SmartStart installation, please visit the SmartStart Quick Specs.


End User License Agreements:
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Availability:
Note: We have changed the file name of the CD downloadable image from cp005250.zip to smartstart-5.50-0.zip. The contents and format of the download have not changed.


Notes:
SmartStart supports the deployment of the ProLiant DL380 G3 Packaged Cluster but does not deploy the full clustering solution. For more information on deploying a full clustering solution, visit the HP ProLiant Clusters page.


Supported Devices and Features:
Operating System Software Supported
Compaq has worked closely with its software partners to enable SmartStart to set up a server and install all leading server operating systems using the off-the-shelf packaged product media as supplied by the software vendor. With SmartStart Release 5.5, Compaq supports the off-the-shelf Assisted Integration installation of the following:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Small Business Server
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Enterprise Edition
  • Novell NetWare 6
  • Novell NetWare for Small Business 6
  • Novell NetWare 5.1
  • Novell NetWare for Small Business 5.1
  • Novell NetWare 4.2
  • Novell NetWare 4.2 SMP

Supported HW

  • HP ProLiant DL760 Server
  • HP ProLiant DL580 Server
  • HP ProLiant DL380 G2 Server
  • HP ProLiant DL380 Server
  • HP ProLiant DL380 G2 Packaged Cluster
  • HP ProLiant DL360 G2 Server
  • HP ProLiant DL360 Server
  • HP ProLiant DL320 Server
  • HP ProLiant ML750 Server
  • HP ProLiant ML570 Server
  • HP ProLiant ML530 G2 Server
  • HP ProLiant ML530 Server
  • HP ProLiant ML370 G2 Server
  • HP ProLiant ML370 Server
  • HP ProLiant ML350 G3 Server
  • HP ProLiant ML350 G2 Server
  • HP ProLiant ML350 Server
  • HP ProLiant ML330 G2 Server
  • HP ProLiant ML330 Server
  • HP ProLiant ML330e Server
  • HP ProLiant ML310 Server
  • HP ProLiant DL760 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 8500 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 8000 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 8500 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 7000 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 6500 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 6400R Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 6000 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 5500 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 4500 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 3000 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 1850R Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 1600 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 800 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant 400 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant CL1850 Server
  • Compaq ProLiant CL380 Server
  • For a detailed listing of supported servers, please visit SmartStart CD Server Support Matrix.

    NOTE: Off-the-shelf installation refers to the ability to perform a SmartStart installation using the media distributed by the software vendor.

  • Note: We have changed the file name of the CD downloadable image from cp005250.zip to smartstart-5.50-0.zip. The contents and format of the download have not changed.
    Version:5.50 (27 Aug 2002)
    Enhancements

    Upgrade Requirement:
    Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


    For more information on New Product Support, please visit the SmartStart 5.50 New Product Support page.


    Type: Software - CD-ROM
    Version: 5.50(27 Aug 2002)
    Operating System(s):
    Microsoft Windows 2000
    Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
    Novell NetWare 4.x
    Novell NetWare 5.1
    Novell NetWare 6.0

    Description

    Compaq SmartStart software is the intelligent tool for setting up your Compaq servers. It is also a great way to install your operating system to ensure optimized performance and integration with your hardware platform. SmartStart technology is the result of thousands of hours of testing by both Compaq engineers and our industry-leading software partners. So, using SmartStart is like having a team of system engineers assisting you in the integration of your hardware and software. The SmartStart integration process delivers optimized server software, a proven reliable installation, and a consistent, repeatable configuration that is simple to use and manage.

    Enhancements

    Upgrade Requirement:
    Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


    For more information on New Product Support, please visit the SmartStart 5.50 New Product Support page.

    Installation Instructions

    To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

    cd0660443634cb26e2e82f4c31839bae75955a41b9c124de3394cbb564a8311f smartstart-5.50-0.zip

    Reboot Requirement:
    Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


    Installation:
    Contents of this ZIP file:

    • Readme.txt

    • CD ISO image

    • spd.ini
    Making a physical CD from an ISO image file
    Download the file to a temporary directory and extract the ISO image to that directory.

    To create a CD from this ISO image, you must use a software utility capable of writing an ISO file to a recordable media such as CD-R.

      Note: Simply copying the ISO file to a CD-R will NOT result in a usable CD.

    CD labeling
    For reference purposes, please label your resulting CD as follows:

      SmartStart CD
      Release 5.50

    spd.ini
    This file should be copied to a blank, formatted diskette. It will be used during installation to save profile information.

    For more information on SmartStart installation, please visit the SmartStart Quick Specs.


    Release Notes

    End User License Agreements:
    Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


    Upgrade Requirement:
    Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


    Availability:
    Note: We have changed the file name of the CD downloadable image from cp005250.zip to smartstart-5.50-0.zip. The contents and format of the download have not changed.


    Notes:
    SmartStart supports the deployment of the ProLiant DL380 G3 Packaged Cluster but does not deploy the full clustering solution. For more information on deploying a full clustering solution, visit the HP ProLiant Clusters page.


    Supported Devices and Features:
    Operating System Software Supported
    Compaq has worked closely with its software partners to enable SmartStart to set up a server and install all leading server operating systems using the off-the-shelf packaged product media as supplied by the software vendor. With SmartStart Release 5.5, Compaq supports the off-the-shelf Assisted Integration installation of the following:

    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Small Business Server
    • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0
    • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Enterprise Edition
    • Novell NetWare 6
    • Novell NetWare for Small Business 6
    • Novell NetWare 5.1
    • Novell NetWare for Small Business 5.1
    • Novell NetWare 4.2
    • Novell NetWare 4.2 SMP

    Supported HW

    • HP ProLiant DL760 Server
    • HP ProLiant DL580 Server
    • HP ProLiant DL380 G2 Server
    • HP ProLiant DL380 Server
    • HP ProLiant DL380 G2 Packaged Cluster
    • HP ProLiant DL360 G2 Server
    • HP ProLiant DL360 Server
    • HP ProLiant DL320 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML750 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML570 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML530 G2 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML530 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML370 G2 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML370 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML350 G3 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML350 G2 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML350 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML330 G2 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML330 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML330e Server
    • HP ProLiant ML310 Server
    • HP ProLiant DL760 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 8500 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 8000 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 8500 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 7000 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 6500 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 6400R Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 6000 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 5500 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 4500 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 3000 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 1850R Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 1600 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 800 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant 400 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant CL1850 Server
    • Compaq ProLiant CL380 Server
  • For a detailed listing of supported servers, please visit SmartStart CD Server Support Matrix.

    NOTE: Off-the-shelf installation refers to the ability to perform a SmartStart installation using the media distributed by the software vendor.

  • Availability

    Note: We have changed the file name of the CD downloadable image from cp005250.zip to smartstart-5.50-0.zip. The contents and format of the download have not changed.

    Revision History

    Version:5.50 (27 Aug 2002)
    Enhancements

    Upgrade Requirement:
    Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


    For more information on New Product Support, please visit the SmartStart 5.50 New Product Support page.


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