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OpenVMS System Manager Track

The System Manager track provides an individual with the training and knowledge necessary to effective manage an OpenVMS system for users and servers. This includes the installation and configuration of OpenVMS, maintenance of user accounts, print queues, batch queues, and the monitoring and tuning of the system to improve overall performance.

OpenVMS Academy Utilities and Commands


Description and Schedule

This course teaches how to use the OpenVMS operating system to create, manipulate, and manage files. Students learn how to tailor the user environment using logical names and DCL symbols. The DCL command language interpreter is described, and students learn how to use the command line interface. Students learn to develop basic command procedures and to create a LOGIN.COM command file to tailor the login session.

OpenVMS Academy System Administration


Description and Schedule

This course presents the system manager who is new to OpenVMS or OpenVMS system management with the core information and essential skills needed to examine the system, both the hardware and the software configuration and the administrative setup already in place.

OpenVMS Academy Advanced System Administration


Description and Schedule

This course presents the system manager who has been running an existing OpenVMS system with the core information and skills needed to get a clean system (including a cluster) up and running. The course includes topics on installation/upgrades of OpenVMS on Alpha systems, installation of layered products, in-depth queue management, stand alon backup, troubleshooting, network configuration, security, accounting, and cluster basics.

OpenVMS DCL Procedures


Description and Schedule

This course teaches techniques for creating DCL command procedures for automating user and operating system tasks on an OpenVMS system, including DCL syntax, design and implementation, batch processing, lexical functions, and running applications from a command structure.

OpenVMS Performance Management


Description and Schedule

This course addresses the topic of system performance on the OpenVMS computer system. The three main subsystems covered are Memory Management, I/O and CPU. Topics include: Isolating performance bottlenecks to one of the three subsystems, Effects of SYSGEN parameters on each of the subsystems, Sufficiency (keeping the system running), as well as tuning considerations, and the relative merits/drawbacks of using AUTOGEN.

OpenVMS Internals for System Managers


Description and Schedule

This course presents the components, structures and mechanisms of the OpenVMS Alpha operating system. It is intended for those students without significant programming backgrounds, who want a better understanding of how OpenVMS works.