Rename OpenVMS Node

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Rename OpenVMS node


1. Edit systartup_vms.com to disable starting sys$batch.

• EDIT SYS$LOGIN:SYSTARTUP_VMS.COM

• Look (F1) for sys$batch and comment out

• $ START /QUEUE SYS$BATCH

• to look like

• $! START /QUEUE SYS$BATCH

• ctrl-z

• This is necessary for systartup_vms.com not to crash when the queue is missing.

2. Remove all queues, like sys$batch.

• STOP/QUEUE/NEXT SYS$BATCH

• DELETE/QUEUE SYS$BATCH

3. Modify SCSNODE value in modparams.dat and run autogen.com.

• EDIT SYS$SYSTEM:MODPARAMS.DAT

• ctrl-z

• @DKA0:[VMS$COMMON.SYSUPD]AUTOGEN

4. Rename node.

• RUN SYS$SYSTEM:SYSGEN

• SHOW SCSNODE

• SET SCSNODE “NEWNAME”

• WRITE CURRENT

• EXIT

5. Rename identifier sys$node_oldname to sys$node_newname.

• RUN SYS$SYSTEM:AUTHORIZE

• RENAME/IDENTIFIER SYS$NODE_OLDNAME SYS$NODE_NEWNAME

• EXIT

6. Reboot.

• REBOOT

7. After the reboot, log in via serial console and configure TCP/IP.

• @SYS$LOGIN:TCPIP$CONFIG

• Follow the menus, best to configure options 1-4 by pressing “A”

• Do not start TCP/IP until it is fully configured.

• Enable ssh client and server.

8. Log in via ssh and ctrl-t to test new name. Recreate batches like sys$batch.

• INIT/QUEUE/BATCH SYS$BATCH

• EDIT SYS$LOGIN:SYSTARTUP_VMS.COM

• Look (F1) for sys$batch and uncomment the line

• $! START /QUEUE SYS$BATCH

• to look like

• $ START /QUEUE SYS$BATCH

• ctrl-z