Portlock Knowledge Base

Portlock Knowledge Base


The Portlock Knowledge Base is a growing collection of Portlock's Technical Information Documents (TIDs), User Guides and assorted "tips and tricks." When you need help, this is the place to find it. Portlock is constantly adding documents, so you'll always get the most up-to-date information.

Technical Information Documents

Portlock Boot CD Network Configuration - June 16, 2014

Portlock Image Scripting PDF - Jan 20, 2014

Quick Start Guide PDF - Dec 16, 2013

NetWare 6.x Virtualization PDF - Dec 12, 2013

NetWare 5.x Virtualization PDF - Nov 25, 2013

NetWare 4.11 Virtualization PDF - July 22, 2013

NetWare 3.12 Virtualization PDF - May 17, 2013

Veeam Backup & Replication - May 21, 2012

Snapshot Abends Server - Jan 6, 2012

Windows 8 Support - Mar 4, 2012

Product Downloads Fail - Sep 20, 2011

Booting Systems over the Network PDF - Apr 19, 2011

NSS Volume Data Recovery PDF - Sep 8, 2010

The Portlock Boot CD freezes at boot-up on VMware ESX Server - Aug 27, 2009

New Features in the Portlock Boot CD 5.16 PDF - Jan 24, 2011

Creating Restore Points from Windows 7 when dual-booting with Windows XP or Windows Server 2003

Using Portlock Leap Frog with Microsoft's pre-built Windows 7 VHD

Using Portlock Leap Frog with Microsoft's pre-built Windows Server 2008 R2 VHD

Portlock Leap Frog Frequently Asked Questions

Portlock License Manager Asian language support

How to connect to ESX or ESXi Server using Veeam Fast SCP

Installing Portlock Storage Manager

Using Portlock License Manager to receive Portlock Storage Manager images

Adding WIM support to Windows Vista and Windows XP

Managing Windows Updates for Hyper-V Server and Windows Server Core

Portlock Wireless LAN frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Sun xVM VirtualBox frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Poor Man's Windows image and deployment using Portlock SMART Suite for Windows

Using VNC with the Portlock Boot CD

Dual-booting with Portlock SMART Suite and Windows Vista/Server 2008

Dual-booting with the Portlock Boot CD and Novell NetWare

Portlock Boot CD: Troubleshooting device recognition

Using Portlock Drive Explorer to create a bootable USB drive
The USB Drive Wizard, found in Portlock Drive Explorer’s "Tools" menu, is a step-by-step procedure for creating a bootable USB device.

How to boot from a USB device
Learn how to boot a system from a USB device. This information is particularly helpful for users who have already created a bootable USB disk using Portlock Drive Explorer's "Create a Bootable USB Drive" utility.

How to install Portlock Storage Manager on NetWare from the Portlock Boot CD, version 5.0Learn how Learn how to install Portlock Storage Manager on NetWare from a physical CD-ROM containing the Portlock Boot CD files.

Replacing the Portlock Storage Manager evaluation license on the Portlock Boot CDLearn how to install your Portlock Storage Manager license file on versions 5.02 and later of the Portlock Boot CD

Physical-to-virtual migration (1.9 MB PDF)
Learn how to migrate a physical machine to a virtual environment using Portlock Storage Manager.

Configuring the Windows XP Pro FTP server (1.9 MB PDF)
Learn how to configure a FTP server on Windows XP Professional. The FTP server can be used as the destination of a Portlock Storage Manager disk image.

Product User Guides

Portlock Boot CD

Portlock Leap Frog

Portlock Storage Manager

Portlock SMART Suite