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HP OpenVMS Version 8.4 Upgrade and Installation Manual > Chapter 6 Upgrading the OpenVMS Operating System

6.1 Upgrade Tasks

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

Table 6-1 Upgrade Checklist

Boot the OpenVMS operating system media.Section 6.2.2
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.Section 6.3, Section 6.4
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 Integrity servers only)Section B.5.2
Reboot your system. (The steps vary according to the type of upgrade you are performing.) Section 6.5
Perform postupgrade tasks, as necessary. Chapter 7