HP OpenVMS Systems Documentation
Cover Letter for HP OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 for Integrity Servers
Dear OpenVMS Customer,
Hewlett-Packard is pleased to introduce the HP OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 for Integrity Servers operating system. HP is dedicated to providing customers with the most advanced functionality and highest-quality products possible. The OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 operating system release reflects this dedication.
This cover letter discusses the following topics:
The OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 release provides all of the features contained in the OpenVMS Version 8.2 release, plus enhancements to system availability, I/O performance improvements, and security. The following are some of the features and enhancements:
For more information about new features in the OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 release, refer to the HP OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 for Integrity Servers New Features and Release Notes.
The following minimum firmware versions are required to run OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 on the rx7620, rx8620, and Superdome Integrity servers:
For information about how to check the current firmware version, refer to the HP OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 for Integrity Servers Upgrade and Installation Manual. If the firmware for your rx7620, rx8620, or Superdome needs to be updated, contact HP Customer Support.
For the minimum firmware versions required to run OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 on the entry-class Integrity servers, refer to the HP OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 for Integrity Servers New Features and Release Notes.
OpenVMS Freeware Version 7.0
The OpenVMS Freeware CDs are included in the OpenVMS CD distribution kit. The Freeware CDs contain free software tools and utilities for creating applications and managing OpenVMS systems.
HP Service Support and Tools
Up-to-date support status for OpenVMS releases is provided at the following Web site:
This site contains the most current support status for all of the OpenVMS releases.
OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 documentation consists of two new manuals to supplement the current manuals that were provided with OpenVMS Version 8.2. These new manuals provide the information you need to install and use Version 8.2--1.
The following release documentation is included in the OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 media kit:
Not all books in a documentation set are revised for each release. Typically, each release contains a number of new and revised books, with the remainder of the set consisting of books from previous releases. For example, the OpenVMS Version 8.2 set includes several new and revised books, with the remaining titles being carryovers from previous releases. The books in each set are the most current versions available.
In addition, all the documentation is available from the HP OpenVMS Systems Documentation Web site:
Software Product Descriptions
Software Product Descriptions (SPDs) for the OpenVMS operating system and System Integrated Products (SIPs) can be found on the OpenVMS distribution media. For information about locating the SPDs on the OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 for Integrity Servers Operating Environment DVD, refer to the HP OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 for Integrity Servers New Features and Release Notes.
For the most up-to-date SPDs, visit the following Web site:
Software Layered Product Updates
Initial product delivery for Software Layered Products is included on the Operating Environment Media offerings:
For information about layered products included with OpenVMS Version 8.2--1, refer to the HP OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 for Integrity Servers New Features and Release Notes.
Software Update Services for I64 systems are available for the Foundation and Enterprise Operating Environments and for individual products on the EOE. Products on the FOE are not available for individual license or service. All software updates are delivered on a consolidated DVD available from HP. For more information, contact your local HP account representative or distributor.
Information about HP Support Services is also available at the following Web site:
OpenVMS Source Listings Kit
The HP OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 for Integrity Servers Source Listings Kit is available on DVD. This source listings kit contains all nonproprietary source listings files that make up the OpenVMS operating system.
The OpenVMS Source Listings Kit and License include the license required to view these files on a standalone system or in an OpenVMS Cluster environment. If you want to make these files available on another system, such as a remote site, you must purchase an additional kit. For each kit you purchase, you must sign a source license agreement. Contact your local HP representative for more information.
Use the following order number for the OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 source listings:
BA469AA---HP OpenVMS Version 8.2--1 for Integrity Servers Source Listings Kit and License