Perle 833 Software Update - Release 5.64

Introduction

Perle Systems has made available the latest version of the Perle 833 software on the Web. Existing Perle 833 users may download the software free of charge.

Software updates for the 833 are split into 6 files:

rasm.exe - Perle Manager Update Kit
rasdc.exe - Perle Remote Client (DOS Version) Update Kit
raswc.exe - Perle Remote Client (Windows Version) Update Kit
rasddo.exe - Perle Dial-Out Client (DOS Version) Update Kit
raswdo.exe - Perle Dial-Out Client (Windows Version) Update Kit
rasmodem.exe - Perle Modem Update Kit

Run the .exe file to extract the files required for installation into the directory containing the .exe file.

Run the .bat file to install the software or make installation disks from the downloaded files.

Manager Update Kit:

If you are working on Windows 3.1, run the batch file "brasm.bat", and then choose Run at the File Menu from the Windows Program Manager, and type "PATH\setup.exe", where the PATH is the directory that you downloaded file to. If you are working on Windows 95, just run the batch file "brasm.bat" to start the utility.

The utility will guide you through the process of updating Perle Manager or creating the diskettes.

The Manager Update Kit will create the following diskettes:

Perle Manager Diskette1
Perle Manager Diskette 2
Perle Manager Diskette 3

You will need three 1.44 Meg 3.5" floppy diskettes. It is recommended that you use new diskettes.

Please note that the Manager update software does not contain TCP/IP files that are present on the diskettes shipped with the 833. If TCP/IP is required then the Manager update software must be installed over an existing installation that was done from original Perle diskettes.

Remote Client (DOS Version) Update Kit:

To start the utility, run the batch file "brasdc.bat". The utility will guide you through the process of updating Perle Remote Client or creating the diskettes.

The Remote Client (Dos Version) Update Kit will create the following diskette:

Perle Remote Client for DOS Diskette 1 You will need one 1.44 Meg 3.5" floppy diskette. It is recommended that you use new diskette.

Please note that the Perle Remote Client update software does not contain all the files that are present on the diskettes shipped with the 833. The Perle Remote update software must be installed over an existing installation that was done from original Perle diskettes.

Remote Client (Windows Version) Update Kit:

If you are working on Windows 3.1, run the batch file "braswc.bat", and then choose Run at the File Menu from the Windows Program Manager, and type "PATH\setup.exe", where the PATH is the directory that you downloaded file to. If you are working on Windows 95, just run the batch file "braswc.bat" to start the utility.

The utility will guide you through the process of updating Perle Remote Client or creating the diskettes.

The Remote Client (Windows Version) Update Kit will create the following diskette:

Perle Remote Client for Windows Diskette 1

You will need one 1.44 Meg 3.5" floppy diskette. It is recommended that you use new diskette.

Please note that the Perle Remote Client update software does not contain all the files that are present on the diskettes shipped with the 833. The Perle Remote update software must be installed over an existing installation that was done from original Perle diskettes.

Dial-Out Client (DOS Version) Update Kit:

To start the utility, run the batch file "brasddo.bat". The utility will guide you through the process of updating Perle Dial-Out Client or creating the diskettes.

The Dial-Out Client (Dos Version) Update Kit will create the following diskette:

Perle Dial-Out Client for DOS Diskette 1

You will need one 1.44 Meg 3.5" floppy diskette.

It is recommended that you use new diskette.

Dial-Out Client (Windows Version) Update Kit:

If you are working on Windows 3.1, run the batch file "braswdo.bat", and then choose Run at the File Menu from the Windows Program Manager, and type "PATH\setup.exe", where the PATH is the directory that you downloaded file to. If you are working on Windows 95, just run the batch file "braswdo.bat" to start the utility.

The utility will guide you through the process of updating Perle Dial-Out Client or creating the diskettes.

The Dial-Out Client (Windows Version) Update Kit will create the following diskettes:

Perle Dial-Out Client for Windows Diskette 1

Perle Dial-Out Client for Windows Diskette 2

You will need two 1.44 Meg 3.5" floppy diskettes.

It is recommended that you use new diskettes.

Modem Update Kit

The P833modm.ini is a file used for modem configuration. Please copy the file to your corresponding Perle Manager or Remote Client installation directory.

*** Important notice for owners of 2 Port units ***

If you purchased your 2 port Ethernet or Token ring unit before Oct 1, 1996, your unit may require a hardware upgrade to use Version 3.4 or later software. Please contact Perle Worldwide Customer Assistance for instructions on how to identify the revision of your unit. If you have an early revision unit, do not attempt to load the newer software.

Manuals

If you wish to take advantage of new functionality supported by the update, you may order the latest versions of the Perle 833 manuals from Perle Technical Assistance. See the Perle Web Site for the current phone number list for Perle Technical Assistance.

Copyright and trademarks

Copyright 1997-1999. All rights reserved Perle Systems Limited. Perle, the Perle Logo, and Perle 833 are registered trademarks of Perle Systems.