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OpenVMS Management Station (OMS) Version 3.3

  IMPORTANT SUPPORT NOTICE:

Effective December 1st, 2014, HP OpenVMS Management Station will undergo a support status change from Standard Support to Mature Product Support without Sustaining Engineering.

As a result of the support status change, HP OpenVMS Management Station will no longer have active engineering development to produce subsequent versions. This change will affect all the supported versions of the product on both OpenVMS for Alpha and OpenVMS for Integrity servers. For more information on the support available, see http://h20195.www2.hp.com/V2/GetPDF.aspx/4AA2-5741ENW.

You can perform similar functions using DCL syntax or command procedures.

   
OpenVMS Management Station Version 3.3 is compatible with OpenVMS for Integrity servers and Alpha Server systems V8.2 as well as versions mentioned in Supported software configurations.

OpenVMS Management Station is a powerful, Microsoft Windows based management tool for system managers and others who perform system management tasks on OpenVMS systems. OpenVMS Management Station features a powerful, intuitive user interface.

System managers and help desk staff no longer need to remember complicated DCL syntax or command procedures to manage their OpenVMS systems. OpenVMS Management Station makes system management much easier!

Ordering Information

For OpenVMS Management Station on OpenVMS for Integrity Servers

OpenVMS Management Station on OpenVMS for Integrity servers license is included with the Enterprise Operating Environment (EOE) and Mission Critical Operating Environment (MCOE) license bundle. Please refer to the (HP Operating Environments for OpenVMS Industry Standard 64 for Integrity servers) Software Product Description (SPD 82.34.xx) for ordering information.

FOE Customers can purchase OMS separately.

Software Media:

  • Foundation Operating Environment Media, BA322AA, or
  • Enterprise Operating Environment Media, BA323AA, or
  • Mission Critical Operating Environment Media, BA324AA

Contents

» OpenVMS Management Station V3.3
» What can you do with OpenVMS Management Station?
» Supported software configurations
» Downloading the Client kit and Alpha,Vax server kits
» Software Support

What can you do with OpenVMS management station?

OpenVMS Management Station allows you to organize the systems you need to manage in ways that are meaningful to you and your environment, and allows you to manage user accounts, printers, and storage on those systems.

In addition, you can easily manage user accounts, printers, and storage across multiple OpenVMS systems. For example, assume that you have an account on three different OpenVMS Cluster systems. With OpenVMS Management Station, you can easily update a process quota, add a privilege, grant a rights identifier, and so forth, for each instance of the account.

Storage Management

With OpenVMS Management Station, you no longer need to maintain complicated command files to control your storage environment. You can create, delete, and manage storage from an easy-to-use Windows interface.

OpenVMS Management Station makes it easy for you to manage a wide range of storage devices across multiple OpenVMS Cluster systems. It provides a database that can automatically determine and configure your system's storage configuration at system startup.

Some of the tasks you can perform are:

  • Monitor your storage configuration
  • Examine and modify storage attributes
  • Create volumes
  • Preserve the storage configuration across reboots

    OpenVMS Volume Properties

    Printer Management

    OpenVMS Management Station makes it easy for you to manage a wide range of printers and print queues across multiple OpenVMS Cluster systems and OpenVMS nodes. In addition, the printer monitoring feature allows you to quickly detect and correct printer problems.

    You no longer need to maintain complicated command files to control your printer environment. You can create, delete, and manage a printer and its related queues, as well as manage print jobs for those printers, from an easy-to-use Windows interface.

    Some of the tasks you can perform are:

  • Monitor one or more printers
  • Examine and modify printer attributes
  • Delete printers and their associated queues
  • Create printers and their associated queues
  • Examine and modify queue attributes
  • Examine and modify job attributes, requeue jobs, and delete jobs

    OpenVMS.msc - OpenVMS printers

    Account Management

    You can use OpenVMS Management Station to manage OpenVMS user accounts in a convenient, easy manner. For example, when creating an account, OpenVMS Management Station can add a user authorization file (UAF) entry, grant rights identifiers, create an OpenVMS directory, set a disk quota, set up OpenVMS Mail characteristics, and so forth.

    In addition, you can easily manage user accounts across multiple OpenVMS systems. For example, suppose that you have an account on three different OpenVMS Cluster systems. OpenVMS Management Station makes it easy to update a process quota, add a privilege, grant a rights identifier, and so forth, for each instance of your account.

    OpenVMS Management Station can manage the following OpenVMS resources:

  • SYSUAF.DAT user authorization file
  • RIGHTSLIST.DAT user rights file
  • Network proxy database
  • Account login directory trees
  • User account disk quotas
  • OpenVMS Mail VMSMAIL_PROFILE.DATA file
  • OpenVMS Management Station\TEST01\Accounts

    Supported software configurations

    OpenVMS Server software And Network Software
    OpenVMS VAX and  OpenVMS Alpha  Version 6.2   HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Version 4.2 or higher
    DECnet for OpenVMS (optional)
    OpenVMS VAX Version 7.3   HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Version 5.3
    DECnet for OpenVMS (optional)
    OpenVMS Alpha Version 7.3-2   HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Version 5.4
    DECnet for OpenVMS (optional)
    OpenVMS Alpha and OpenVMS I64
    Version 8.2
      HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Version 5.5
    DECnet for OpenVMS (optional)
    OpenVMS Alpha and OpenVMS I64
    Version 8.3
      HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Version 5.5
    DECnet for OpenVMS (optional)
    PC Client software And  
    Windows 2000
    Windows XP
      Compliant TCP/IP stack, such
    as the native Windows stack
    Important Notes
    • The version of Microsoft Management Console included in this version requires files provided by Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 4.01 or later must be present on the system.

    • The OpenVMS Management Station client supports only TCP/IP connections for primary servers, so at least one OpenVMS system must be running TCP/IP.

    • If you are running Version 6.2 of OpenVMS and plan to manage shadow volumes, please install the latest updates for Version 6.2.

    • Additional TCP/IP stacks for OpenVMS have not been tested. However, TCP/IP stacks that are 100% compliant with the QIO interface for HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS should also work. Contact your TCP/IP vendor for additional information and support issues.

    Downloading the kit

    Follow the below URL, to download the Version 3.3 of OpenVMS Management Station for the OpenVMS operating system on VAX and Alpha.

    OpenVMS Management Station for OpenVMS on Integrity Servers is provided only with OpenVMS I64 Operating Environments media kit.

    The OpenVMS I64 Operating Environments media kit is the official distribution mechanism for HP OpenVMS Management Station for OpenVMS. Supported kits and updates must be obtained from this mechanism or from software product update services.

    » Download the complete kit, including documentation.