The Question is:
How do I change the IP address on an alpha server ds20e?
The Answer is :
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.