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The JAVA command launches a Javatm application. It executes Java classfiles created by a Java compiler such as JAVAC.

The JAVA command is available only if the Java Software Development Kit (SDK) or Run-Time Environment (RTE) is installed on your OpenVMS system.

You can find the Java SDK installation kit on the OpenVMS e-Business Infrastructure CD-ROM in the OpenVMS media kit or you can download it from the web:


Once the Java SDK or RTE is installed, you can access online help by entering this command:

$ JAVA -help 

If the SDK documentation is installed on your OpenVMS system, you can use your browser to view documentation for the SDK tools (commands) and other reference material. For example, for the Java SDK v 1.4.0, point your browser to the following location:


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