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HP OpenVMS Version 8.3 Upgrade and Installation Manual > Chapter 6 Upgrading the OpenVMS Operating System

Upgrade Tasks

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Use the checklist in Table 6-1 “Upgrade Checklist” to ensure that you perform all necessary upgrade tasks.

Table 6-1 Upgrade Checklist

Boot the OpenVMS operating system media.“Booting the OpenVMS I64 Operating System DVD”
Use option 1 of the operating system menu to upgrade your OpenVMS operating system, respond to the prompts, and shut down the system when the upgrade completes.“Performing the Upgrade”, “Completing the Upgrade”
If you did not allow the upgrade procedure to create a boot option for your upgraded system disk, add a boot option now, if desired. (OpenVMS I64 only) “Setting Boot Options for Your System Disk”
Reboot your system. (The steps vary according to the type of upgrade you are performing.) “What to Do After Shutdown”
Perform postupgrade tasks, as necessary. Chapter 7 “After Installing or Upgrading the OpenVMS Operating System”