|  Installing Messenger Express on Windows NT
Follow these steps to install Messenger Express on
Netscape Enterprise Server 3.0:
Unzip the Messenger Express package into a temporary
Important: Netscape recommends that you
use WinZip to unzip the Messenger Express package. Other zip tools are
known to have problems.
Configure the Enterprise Server to recognize
files ending with .pl as perl programs by doing the following:
Click the Server Preferences button.
Click the Mime Types button and modify the following:
Delete the application/X-perl mimetype.
as a mimetype and associate it with the .pl
File suffix: pl
Modify the Enterprise Serverobj.conf
file by adding and then deleting a shellcgi
directory by doing the following:
Access the Enterprise Server through the Administration
Click the Programs button.
Click the ShellCGI Directory option.
Enter the name of the directory where you would like
Messenger Express to be installed.
Enter the absolute path to the Messenger Express
files as the CGI directory. (For example: c:\Netscape\Suitespot\docs\nsexpress\)
Remove the ShellCGI directory you just entered.
- Click the CGI File Type.
Select the option to activate the CGI File Type.
In a DOS shell, cd to the temporary working directory
where Messenger Express was unpackaged.
Enter perl install-nt.pl
Important: Make sure the install-nt.pl
script is run in a standard DOS shell. Third-party shells (such as 4-dos)
are known to have problems.
You will be prompted for the following information:
Location of the perl5 binary (for example: c:\perl\bin\perl.exe).
Domain name of the default mail server (for example:
Document root of the web server (for example: c:\Netscape\Suitespot\docs).
Name of the directory under the doc root for the
Messenger Express files (nsexpress
Domain name of the directory server (for example:
Root Distinguished Name (DN) of a user to access
that directory server (for example: o=Netscape,c=US).
Nickname for the directory server (what will appear
as a menu item).
Connect your client to the http://<your
web server>/<Messenger Express directory> URL.
(For example: http://webmail/nsexpress)
Installing Netscape Express Server
Official Documentation from Netscape.