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HP OpenVMS Version 8.3 Upgrade and Installation Manual

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  Index

HP Part Number: BA322-90045

July 2006


Table of Contents

Preface
Intended Audience
When to Use This Manual
Document Structure
Related Documents
Reader's Comments
How to Order Additional Documentation
Conventions
1 Getting Started
Key Terms
New with OpenVMS Version 8.3
Getting to Know Your Integrity Server
Entering Commands at Integrity Server Console Interfaces
Integrity Server Tools
Cell-Based Server Terminology
Getting Started: Main Steps After You Unpack Your Integrity Server
Examining Software and Hardware Components
Hardware Components
Software Components
OpenVMS Alpha Operating System CD
OpenVMS for Integrity Servers Operating Environment (OE) DVD
Firmware on Alpha Systems
Firmware on Integrity Server Systems
Device-Naming Conventions
Using the Operating System Menu
Using the Install, Upgrade, or Reconfigure OpenVMS Option (1)
Using the Display Layered Products Option (2)
Using the Install or Upgrade Layered Products Option (3)
Using the Show Installed Products Option (4)
Using the Reconfigure Installed Products Option (5)
Using the Remove Installed Products Option (6)
Using the Patches and Recovery Data Option (7)
Using the Execute DCL Option (8)
Using the Shut Down Option (9)
Making the Install/Upgrade/Backup Selection
2 Preparing to Install in an OpenVMS Cluster Environment
Preinstallation Tasks for OpenVMS Cluster Environments
Review OpenVMS Cluster Documentation and Other Sources of Information
Mixed-Version Support in OpenVMS Cluster Systems
OpenVMS Cluster Information You Need
Dismount the Target System Disk Elsewhere in the Cluster
Beginning the Installation
3 Installing the OpenVMS Operating System
Installation Tasks
Booting the OpenVMS Operating System Media
Booting the OpenVMS Alpha CD
Booting the OpenVMS I64 OE DVD
Installing the OpenVMS Operating System onto a System Disk
Differences Between OpenVMS I64 and Alpha Installations
Responding to Prompts During the Installation
Installing OpenVMS Using Option 1 of the Operating System Menu
Booting the New OpenVMS System Disk
Booting the OpenVMS Alpha System Disk
Booting the OpenVMS I64 System Disk
Next Steps
Joining an OpenVMS Cluster
Running AUTOGEN
Rebooting after AUTOGEN
Logging In to the SYSTEM Account
Logging In from a Character-Cell Terminal
Logging In from a Workstation
Postinstallation Tasks
4 Before Upgrading the OpenVMS Operating System
Preupgrade Tasks
Documentation to Review Before Upgrading Your System
Notes, Cautions, and Restrictions
Upgrade Paths
Update License Requirements
Components You Choose Not to Install
6 Licenses and Layered Products
Software That Must Be Manually Removed
Remove Older Versions of DECram for OpenVMS (Alpha Only)
Remove TDC Version 2.0 (Alpha Only)
Saving Files from Being Deleted by the Upgrade
Saving Archived Files
Saving Files Added or Modified in the SYS$EFI.SYS Boot Partition (OpenVMS I64 Upgrades from Version 8.2 Only)
Preparing the System Disk
Checking the Directory Structure and Preserving Your Security Protections
Checking the SYSCOMMON Directories
Examining the System Disk
Checking the Size of the System Disk
Returning Authorization and AGEN$INCLUDE Files to the System Disk
Verifying System Parameters
Ensuring You Have a Recent FEEDBACK.DAT File
Shadowing Environment
Setting the Boot Device
Creating a Nonshadowed Target Disk
Backing Up the System Disk
Finishing Preupgrade Tasks
5 Preparing to Upgrade in an OpenVMS Cluster Environment
Preupgrade Tasks for OpenVMS Cluster Environments
Review Documentation
Mixed-Version Support in an OpenVMS Cluster Environment
Adding a New System to an OpenVMS Cluster
Types of Upgrades
Concurrent Upgrade
Rolling Upgrade
6 Upgrading the OpenVMS Operating System
Upgrade Tasks
> Booting the Operating System Media
Booting the OpenVMS Alpha Operating System CD
Booting the OpenVMS I64 Operating System DVD
Performing the Upgrade
Upgrading the System Using Option 1 of the Operating System Menu
Choosing INITIALIZE or PRESERVE
Specifying the Target Disk
Selecting Reinstallation and Reconfiguration Options
Checking for Recovery Data
Specifying the Volume Label
Specifying the On-Disk Structure Level
Choosing Whether to Allow the Procedure to Create and Validate Boot Options (I64 only)
Warning About Removal of the DECRAM Command
Setting OpenVMS Cluster Membership Information
Setting OpenVMS Galaxy Information (Alpha Only)
Updating Time Zone Information
Upgrading Windowing, Networking, and Related Products
Completing the Upgrade
Choosing Descriptive Help Text
Removing Older Versions of ENCRYPT
Secure Delivery Validation
Saving Archived Files
Selecting Product Component Options
Component and Product Installation Confirmation Messages
Upgrade Creates and Validates Boot Options (I64 Only)
Upgrade Completes and Returns to OpenVMS Operating System Menu
Shutting Down the System
What to Do After Shutdown
7 After Installing or Upgrading the OpenVMS Operating System
Postinstallation and Postupgrade Tasks
Backing Up Your System Disk
Registering Your Licenses
Set System Parameters for Volume Shadowing (New Installations Only; Optional)
Tuning BAP System Parameters (Alpha Upgrade Only)
Running AUTOGEN to Set System Parameter Changes
Forming the Shadow Set
Customizing the System (New Installations, Some Upgrades)
Creating Network Proxy Authorization Files
Setting Up the Queue Manager and Default Queues
Configuring a Multihead System (Optional)
Configuring DECnet
Configuring HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS
Installing and Configuring Third-Party Networking Software
Initializing or Configuring Installed Optional Components
Initializing CDSA (Optional)
Configuring the Availability Manager Base Software (Optional)
Configuring Kerberos (Optional)
Configuring SSL for OpenVMS
Configure WBEM Services for OpenVMS (Optional; I64 only)
Configure the Instant Capacity Software (Optional; I64 only)
Configure the Pay per use Software (Optional; I64 only)
Initializing and Running the Performance Data Collector Base Software (Optional)
Preparing to Use OpenVMS Management Station (Optional)
Installing OpenVMS Debugger Clients on a PC (Optional)
Creating a System-Specific Login Welcome Message (Optional)
Examining Your Command Procedures (Upgrades Only)
Adding and Removing Operating System Files (Optional)
Expanding the System Libraries (Optional; OpenVMS Alpha Only)
Installing Patches (Optional but Recommended)
Installing and Configuring Layered Products (New Installations, Some Upgrades)
Alternative Procedure
Reinstall DECevent Software (Upgrades only; optional)
Creating Print Queues (New Installations, Some Upgrades)
Updating SYSTARTUP_VMS.COM to Start Layered Products and Print Queues
Creating Accounts (New Installations, Some Upgrades)
Testing the System with UETP (Optional)
Backing Up the Customized System Disk and Initiating Systematic Backups
Reforming the Shadow Set as Final Postupgrade Backup
Rebooting Cluster Members (Upgrades Only)
Running AUTOGEN to Tune the System
Modifying System Parameters
General Notes About Modifying System Parameters
Modifying System Parameters After an Upgrade
A Booting and Shutting Down Your OpenVMS Alpha System
Booting Operations
Booting the OpenVMS Alpha Operating System CD
Booting with a PMAZB or PMAZC TURBOchannel Adapter
Booting Manually from the System Disk
Performing a Conversational (Interactive) Boot
Booting with Minimum Startup
Booting with the XDelta V Utility (XDELTA)
Booting from a Different Root Directory
Booting over the Network with an Alternate TURBOchannel Adapter
Booting in an Emergency
Configuring Boot Behavior for Alpha Systems
Setting the System for Automatic Booting
Setting and Showing Boot Devices
Setting Boot Flag Parameters
Writing a New Boot Block
Halt and Shutdown Operations
Halting the System
Shutting Down the System
Troubleshooting Procedures
If the System Does Not Boot
Detecting and Responding to System Problems
B Configuring OpenVMS I64 Hardware Operation and Boot Operations, and Booting and Shutting Down Your System
Configuration and Management Utilities for HP Integrity Servers
Overview of Utilities and Console Options
Configuration and Management Utilities on Cell-Based Servers
Using the Delete or Backspace Key with Integrity Server Utilities
Selecting Your OpenVMS Console for the Integrity Server System
Overview of Using EFI
General Notes About Using EFI
Enabling or Disabling Hyper-Threading on Dual-Core Processors
Configuring and Managing OpenVMS Booting on Integrity Servers
Checking the ACPI Configuration for Booting OpenVMS in an nPartition
Setting Boot Options for Your System Disk
Writing a New Boot Block
Alpha and Equivalent Integrity Server System Boot Commands
Booting Operations
Overview of Booting on a Cell-Based Server
Booting the OpenVMS I64 OE DVD from the Local Drive
Booting the OpenVMS I64 OE DVD from the InfoServer
Booting from a Fibre Channel Device
Booting Manually from the Local System Disk
Performing a Conversational (Interactive) Boot
Booting with Minimum Startup
Booting with the XDelta Utility (XDELTA)
Booting from a Different Root Directory
Emergency Booting
Halt and Shutdown Procedures
Halting the Integrity Server to Recover from Hangs and Crashes
Shutting Down the System
Troubleshooting Procedures
If the System Does Not Boot
Detecting and Responding to System Problems
C Setting Up and Performing Network Booting
About the OpenVMS InfoServer Utility
Setting Up Your System as an InfoServer Client (I64 Only)
Determining the Local Network I/O Card to Be Used
Adding the Network Boot Option to the EFI Boot Manager
Verifying the Network I/O Device Is Bootable by EFI
Setting Up the InfoServer Server
Setting Up the BOOTP Boot Server (I64 Only)
Booting from the InfoServer
Troubleshooting InfoServer Boot Problems
D Setting Up and Booting Fibre Channel Storage Devices
Booting on a Fibre Channel Storage Device on OpenVMS Alpha Systems
Using the AlphaServer Console for Configuring Fibre Channel (Alpha Only)
Booting on a Fibre Channel Storage Device on OpenVMS I64 Systems
Checking the Firmware Version
Obtaining the IPF Offline Diagnostics and Utilities
Configuring and Booting FC Boot Device
Configuring Additional Nodes to Boot into a Cluster Using a Shared Disk
E Backing Up and Restoring the System Disk
Reasons for Backing Up the System Disk
Suggested Procedures
OpenVMS Cluster Caution
Backing Up the System Disk
Getting Started
Mounting Devices
Performing the System Disk Backup
Changing the Disk Volume Cluster Size
Logging Out, Shutting Down, and Rebooting
Restoring the System Disk
Getting Started
Mounting Devices
Performing the System Disk Restore
Logging Out, Shutting Down, and Rebooting
Alternative Backup and Restore Procedure (Minimum OpenVMS Environment)
Preparing an Alternate System Disk
Using the Alternate System Disk
F Installing the OpenVMS Internationalization Data Kit
G Preparing to Use OpenVMS Management Station
Preparing Your OpenVMS System
Setting Up in a Mixed-Architecture Cluster Environment<
Starting the Server on Other Nodes
Error Log Information
Updating the Printer and Storage Database
Editing the System Files
Controlling the Printer and Storage Environment
Keeping Your Printer Environment Up to Date
Keeping Your Storage Environment Up to Date
Enabling Disk Quotas
Caching Storage Configuration Data
Running Third-Party TCP/IP Stacks
Determining and Reporting Problems
Removing the OpenVMS Management Station Server
Preparing Your PC
Required Memory and Disk Space
Distribution Files
Required Software
Time Required for Installation
Copying the Client File to the PC
Installation Directory
Installation Procedure
Recovering from Errors
After Installing the Client Software on Your PC
Defining TCP/IP Nodes
Removing Version 2.1 of the OpenVMS Management Station Client
Removing OpenVMS Management Station
Getting Started with OpenVMS Management Station
H Removing the OpenVMS Operating System
I Alternative Ways to Initialize the System Disk
Alternative Method of Initialization
Removing the Diagnostic Partition File (I64 Only)
Glossary
Index