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HP OpenVMS Version 8.4 New Features and Documentation Overview

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Preface Preface
Part 1 OpenVMS Version 8.4 New Features
Chapter 1 Summary of HP OpenVMS Version 8.4 New Features
Chapter 2 General User Features
Chapter 3 Virtualization Features
Chapter 4 Performance Enhancements
Chapter 5 Disaster Tolerance and Cluster Features
Chapter 6 Storage Devices and I/O Support
Chapter 7 Security Features
Chapter 8 System Management Features
Chapter 9 Programming Features
Chapter 10 New Features in Associated Products
Part 2 OpenVMS Documentation
Chapter 11 OpenVMS Documentation Overview
Chapter 12 OpenVMS Printed and Online Documentation
Chapter 13 Descriptions of OpenVMS Manuals


Preface Preface
Part 1
Part 1 OpenVMS Version 8.4 New Features
Chapter 1
1 Summary of HP OpenVMS Version 8.4 New Features
     1.1     Summary Table
Chapter 2
2 General User Features
     2.1     Operating Environments
     2.2     HP Code Signing Service (HPCSS)
     2.3     DCL Commands and Lexical Functions
         2.3.1         New Keywords for SEARCH/STATISTICS
         2.3.2         BACKUP Compression Support
         2.3.3         Support up to Sixteen Parameters as Command Line Input with DCL Command Procedures
         2.3.4         F$CUNITS Lexical Enhancement
         2.3.5         F$GETDVI Lexical Function: New Item Codes
                F$GETDVI Lexical Function: Handling Numeric Values Outside the Range of DCL Integer Representation
     2.4     2 TiB Volume Support
         2.4.1         2 TiB Restrictions
         2.4.2         BACKUP 2 TiB Volume Support
     2.5     Per-Process Kernel Thread Limit
     2.6     Dynamically Enabling or Disabling XFC for Mounted Volumes
     2.7     Enabling or Disabling XFC While Mounting a Volume
         2.7.1         Implications for a Mixed-Version Cluster
     2.8     Mail Utility Enhancements
         2.8.1         Support for More Than 255 Characters in Mail Headers
         2.8.2         Mail Forwarding Entry Limit Increased
     2.9     High Precision Time
Chapter 3
3 Virtualization Features
     3.1     OpenVMS as a Guest Operating System on Integrity VM
         3.1.1         Licensing Requirements
         3.1.2         Supported Hardware
         3.1.3         Installing OpenVMS as a Guest Operating System
         3.1.4         OpenVMS Features as a Guest Operating System
     3.2     ID-VSE for OpenVMS
Chapter 4
4 Performance Enhancements
     4.1     RAD Support (Integrity servers Only)
         4.1.1         Page Zeroing for RAD based Systems (Integrity servers and Alpha)
         4.1.2         SYS$EXAMPLES:RAD.COM (Integrity servers and Alpha)
         4.1.3         RAD Memory Usage (Integrity servers and Alpha)
Chapter 5
5 Disaster Tolerance and Cluster Features
     5.1     Cluster over IP
     5.2     Volume Shadowing for OpenVMS Enhancements
         5.2.1         Support for Six-Member Shadow set
         5.2.2         New DISMOUNT Keyword for HBMM
         5.2.3         Fast Minicopy and Minimerge
         5.2.4         New Qualifiers for SET SHADOW
         5.2.5         Performance Improvement in Write Bitmaps
Chapter 6
6 Storage Devices and I/O Support
     6.1     8 Gb Fibre Channel PCIe Adapter Support
     6.2     PCI Sound Card HP AD317A PCI Support
     6.3     Storage Devices and I/O Controllers Supported After the Initial OpenVMS V8.3--1H1 Release
Chapter 7
7 Security Features
     7.1     HP SSL Version 1.4 for OpenVMS Features
     7.2     Global and Local Mapping of LDAP Users
         7.2.1         Restrictions
Chapter 8
8 System Management Features
     8.1     Provisioning Enhancements using HP SIM
         8.1.1         Deploying OpenVMS Version 8.4
         8.1.2         Configuring OpenVMS TCP/IP
     8.2     WBEM Providers for OpenVMS Version 8.4
     8.3     vKVM Capability for OpenVMS (Integrity servers Only)
     8.4     CPU Component Indictment - Dynamic Processor Resilience
         8.4.1         Enabling and Disabling the Indictment Server
         8.4.2         Displaying the Indicted CPU Status
     8.5     Power Management (Integrity servers Only)
     8.6     New System Parameters
     8.7     HP System Analysis Tools Enhancements
         8.7.1         Support for Partial Dump Copies
                Partial Dump Copies Qualifiers
                DUMP Keyword for /FILE
                DCL ANALYZE /CRASH_DUMP Command
                Other Notes for Partial Dump Copies
         8.7.2         Non-truncated Index Pages
         8.7.3         SHOW_PFN_DATA Command: New Qualifier
         8.7.4         Optional Filter Address for /RING_BUFFER[=n]
         8.7.5         SHOW SYMBOL Command: New Qualifier
         8.7.6         SHOW ACPI /NAMESPACE and SHOW ACPI /TABLES Commands
         8.7.7         SHOW SPINLOCKS Command: New qualifiers
         8.7.8         SHOW RESOURCE /CONTENTION Command: New qualifier
         8.7.9         SET CPU and SHOW CPU Command: New qualifier
         8.7.10         SHOW RAD Command: New qualifier (Integrity servers Only)
     8.8     Memory Disk Booting from InfoServer (Integrity servers Only)
     8.9     Availability Manager Support for Cluster over IP
Chapter 9
9 Programming Features
     9.1     OpenVMS Callable Mail Enhancement
     9.2     C Run-Time Library Enhancements
         9.2.1         C RTL Support for Unicode - UTF-8 Encoding for Filenames
         9.2.2         Enhanced strcmp() and memcmp() for Performance Improvements
         9.2.3         Semaphore Support
         9.2.4         DECC$PRINTF_USES_VAX_ROUND Feature Switch
     9.3     Linker Utility Enhancement
     9.4     System Services New Information
     9.5     New Item Codes

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