upgrading, if you are currently using DECram or TDC V2.0, these products
must be removed manually; otherwise, the upgrade might fail. For other
information about software that might need to be removed manually,
see the HP OpenVMS Version 8.4 Release Notes.
NOTE: The OpenVMS Alpha upgrade procedure checks for older versions
of SSL and removes them if found.
4.4.1 Remove Older Versions of DECram for OpenVMS (Alpha Only)
with OpenVMS Version 8.2, DECram for OpenVMS becomes an integral part
of the OpenVMS operating system. Before upgrading to OpenVMS Alpha
Version 8.4, you must manually remove earlier versions of DECram for
OpenVMS that were customer installed. The upgrade procedure cannot
remove DECram for OpenVMS automatically. If an old version of DECram
for OpenVMS is installed, the upgrade procedure might abort; if the
upgrade does complete, DECram for OpenVMS might cause errors or work
improperly. This section explains how to remove an older version
of DECram for OpenVMS from your operating system.
Before you shut down the operating system that
you plan to upgrade, follow these steps to remove DECram for OpenVMS
(if you have already shut down your operating system, you must reboot
IMPORTANT: Perform these steps only on versions of
OpenVMS Alpha prior to 8.2.
for a POLYCENTER software installation (PCSI) utility DECram for OpenVMS
installation by logging on to a privileged account and entering the
$ PRODUCT SHOW PRODUCT DECRAM
If the resulting display shows that DECram is
not found on the system, skip to step 3; otherwise, proceed to step
the SHOW PRODUCT display shows that DECram for OpenVMS is installed,
enter the following command to remove the product:
$ PRODUCT REMOVE DECRAM
Once this command has completed successfully,
you are finished; you do not need to perform the next steps. If the
product removal fails, go on to step 3.
for files on your system from a VMSINSTAL utility DECram for OpenVMS
installation by entering the following commands: