The Question is:
I have two DEC7710 machine,composed a cluster.
they share one system disk.How can I change one of their ip?
The Answer is :
The DEC 7000 model 710 systems cannot operate on OpenVMS V6.0, the
OpenVMS Wizard will assume these systems are using V6.1, V6.2, or
a related variant version of OpenVMS Alpha. The OpenVMS Wizard will
further assume that these systems are using Compaq TCP/IP Services
package, and not a third-party IP stack.
You will also need to reconfigure any affected IP DNS servers.
Information on changing the IP host addresses is mentioned in various
existing topics, and part or all of this answer has been replicated
into the following existing discussion threads:
(430), (1069), (3991), (5777), (5906), (7710), (8004), etc.
There are other discussions related to IP addressing, including IP
subnetting and IP supernetting.
On TCP/IP Services package versions prior to V5.0, you will want to
use the UCX$CONFIG tool when you wish to change your IP host address.
With TCP/IP Services V5.0 and later, you will want to use the
Please consider reviewing the available product documentation for
TCP/IP Services, as well. The documentation will provide insight
into the operations of TCP/IP Services and the configuration tool.
The OpenVMS FAQ contains pointers to the documentation website; to
to the website with the OpenVMS operating system and the TCP/IP
Services HTML-format product documentation.
Versions V5.3 and later of OpenVMS and TCP/IP Services have support
for DHCP client. DHCP can obviously ease IP addressing and IP host
And for related information, please see the OpenVMS FAQ section on
changing host names -- when changing the OpenVMS host name, rather
more than you might expect must be changed. The FAQ has details.