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HP OpenVMS Version 8.4 Upgrade and Installation Manual > Appendix H Preparing to Use OpenVMS Management Station

H.4 Defining TCP/IP Nodes

Your hosts file or name server must be able to resolve the IP name or address of all primary-server systems. If you can successfully ping the primary-server systems from your PC, then this condition is met.