Admin password in Response.NI file after NetWare 5.1 Installation

  • 10055205
  • NOVL19442
  • 19-Jul-2000
  • 22-May-2001

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Goal

Admin password in Response.NI file after NetWare 5.1 Installation

Fact

Novell Small Business Suite 5.1

Novell NetWare 5.1

Symptom

Admin password left in Response.NI file.

NetWare install creates a Response.NI file to capture installation settings that the administrator chooses during the process of installing a server.  Included in this file is a section: [NWI:NDS] key Admin Password= <string>

The password is suppose to be removed from Response.NI but is not.  This file can be found in the SYS:\NI\DATA directory.

Fix

Remove the admin password from the Response.NI file in the SYS:\NI\DATA directory.