Have to eat my words - almost
Although you do not get the option to create setup disk for an Alpha client,
all of the client software is on the server..so if you get connected to the
server as I described on the Newsgroup...then you should be able to get to
the software for fax, modemsharing etc.
To manually install the fax software go to:
To manually install the modemsharing software go to:
Hope this helps
Cris Hanna, BS, MCP
>Not sure why but even though MS supported SBS Server on the Alpha Platform
>they did not support the setup disk for Alpha clients
>You should still be able to connect to the server for basic file and print
>sharing and even email using TCP/IP
>What ever name the setup disk created change your workstation to that name
>Then configure TCP/IP on your workstation to take advantage of DHCP and the
>domain for the SBS server
>and then reboot workstation and login as the account name you created
>The various clients (proxy fax modemsharing, etc) will not install but you
>should have file and print and email and should even be able to browse
>internet if you set up browser to go through the proxy (10.0.0.2)
>Cris Hanna, BS, MCP
>>I am trying to set up the above system as a SBS client using the "add
>>computer" option. The Alpha is running NT4 Workstation with SP3.
>>My SBS system is also running (successfully) on an Samsung Alpha cpu.
>>I can create setup disks for WIN95 without any problems. When I select
>>NT4 as the client operating system, I get a setup disk created as
>>normal. There is no selection for i386/Alpha variants but as the
>>server system is Alpha, I expected it to create Alpha setups as there
>>is no intel code on the machine.
>>When I try to run the setup file from the floppy, I get -
>>"The image file A:\setup is valid but for a machine type other than
>>the current machine".
>>I assumed this was in fact an intel image, and ran the setup file
>>under FX!32. The problem then is that the setup.exe runs OK (which
>>confirms its an Intel image) but fails because it then finds Alpha
>>images on the disk instead of intel ones.
>>So my problem is that the setup.exe is created as an intel image and
>>so will not run directly on my Alpha system, but the images for
>>installation BY the setup.exe are alpha images and so FX!32 doesn't
>>Is there a work around for this, or can someone tell me how to
>>manually add all the options that the setup program normally would