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HP OpenVMS Version 8.4 Upgrade and Installation Manual

Chapter 7 After Installing or Upgrading the OpenVMS Operating System

Table of Contents

7.1 Postinstallation and Postupgrade Tasks
7.2 Backing Up Your System Disk
7.3 Registering Your Licenses
7.4 Set System Parameters for Volume Shadowing (Optional)
7.5 Tuning BAP System Parameters (Alpha Upgrade Only)
7.6 Running AUTOGEN to Set System Parameter Changes
7.7 Forming the Shadow Set
7.8 Customizing the System (New Installations, Some Upgrades)
7.8.1 Creating Network Proxy Authorization Files
7.8.2 Setting Up the Queue Manager and Default Queues
7.8.3 Configuring a Multihead System (Optional)
7.8.4 Configuring DECnet
7.8.5 Configuring HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS
7.8.6 Installing and Configuring Third-Party Networking Software
7.9 Initializing or Configuring Other Installed Components
7.9.1 Initializing CDSA (Optional)
7.9.2 Configuring the Availability Manager Base Software (Optional)
7.9.3 Configuring Kerberos (Optional)
7.9.4 Configuring SSL for OpenVMS (Optional)
7.9.5 Configure WBEM Services for OpenVMS (Optional; Integrity servers only)
7.9.6 Configure WBEM Providers for OpenVMS (Optional; Integrity servers only)
7.9.7 Configure the Instant Capacity Software (Optional; Integrity servers only)
7.9.8 Configure HP SIM (Optional; Integrity servers only)
7.9.9 Initializing and Running the Performance Data Collector Base Software (Optional)
7.9.10 Preparing to Use OpenVMS Management Station (Optional)
7.9.11 Installing OpenVMS Debugger Clients on a PC (Optional)
7.10 Creating a System-Specific Login Welcome Message (Optional)
7.11 Examining Your Command Procedures (Upgrades Only)
7.12 Adding and Removing Operating System Files (Optional)
7.13 Expanding the System Libraries (Optional; OpenVMS Alpha Only) Compressing the System Libraries (Optional, OpenVMS Integrity servers: Not Recommended)
7.14 Installing Patches (Optional but Recommended)
7.15 Installing and Configuring Layered Products (New Installations, Some Upgrades)
7.15.1 Alternative Procedure
7.16 Reinstall DECevent Software (Alpha Upgrades only; optional)
7.17 Creating Print Queues (New Installations, Some Upgrades)
7.18 Updating SYSTARTUP_VMS.COM to Start Layered Products and Print Queues
7.19 Creating Accounts (New Installations, Some Upgrades)
7.20 Testing the System with UETP (Optional)
7.21 Backing Up the Customized System Disk and Initiating Systematic Backups
7.22 Reforming the Shadow Set as Final Postupgrade Backup
7.23 Rebooting Cluster Members (Upgrades Only)
7.24 Running AUTOGEN to Tune the System
7.25 Modifying System Parameters
7.25.1 General Notes About Modifying System Parameters
7.25.2 Modifying System Parameters After an Upgrade

After you have installed or upgraded the OpenVMS operating system, you must perform several important tasks to prepare the system for operation. Section 7.1 includes a checklist that you can use to make sure you perform all the postinstallation or postupgrade tasks necessary for your system.