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OpenVMS Training for Unix Users


Are you an administrator, programmer or user of a Unix system? Do you want to upgrade your skills to include OpenVMS? The following courses will bring your OpenVMS knowledge to the same level as your Unix experience.

Unix System Administrators

Experienced Unix system administrators can quickly learn the specifics of managing an OpenVMS environment with the following courses.

The skills learned include:

  • Basics of DCL
  • Editing files
  • Managing users
  • Managing processes
  • Managing file systems
  • Using logical names
  • Maintaining backups
  • Monitoring hardware errors
  • OpenVMS licensing
  • Installing software packages
  • OpenVMS clustering
  • Maintaining a secure environment
  • Configuring SSL
  • Analyzing security breaches

Unix Network Administrators

The features of TCP/IP on OpenVMS are similar to those provided on Unix systems. A network administrator of Unix systems can enhance their networking skills and understand how to manage TCP/IP Services for hp OpenVMS with the following courses.

The skills learned include:

  • Basics of DCL
  • Editing files
  • Managing users
  • Managing processes
  • Managing file systems
  • Using logical names
  • Maintaining backups
  • Monitoring hardware errors
  • Configuring TCP/IP Services for hp OpenVMS
  • Managing IP Services
  • Understanding the TCP/IP stack
  • OpenVMS to Unix security with NFS
  • Configuring dynamic routing
  • Using Failsafe IP to provide network redundancy
  • Configuring the BIND resolver
  • Configuring DNS server
  • Configuring and using SSH
  • Configuring DHCP
  • Configuring the network to use DHCP
  • Configuring OpenVMS to send and receive SMTP mail

Unix Programmers

Programmers on Unix systems can program efficiently on OpenVMS by understanding the features provided to them on OpenVMS.

The skills learned include:

  • Basics of DCL
  • Accessing on-line help
  • Process concepts
  • Working with files
  • Using logical names
  • Editing files
  • OpenVMS programming environment
  • Building and debugging applications on OpenVMS
  • Using the supplied library routines
  • Using system services
  • Interprocess communication
  • Record Management System (RMS)
  • OpenVMS specific I/O features
  • Synchronization techniques
  • Using timers
  • Multithreaded programming
  • Thread scheduling
  • Command procedures
  • Scripting I/O
  • Using lexical functions
  • Error processing

Unix Users and Shell Scripting

General users of Unix systems need to understand the DCL environment and how to develop command procedures. These skills may be gained with the following courses.

The skills learned include:

  • Basics of DCL
  • Accessing on-line help
  • Process concepts
  • Working with files
  • Using logical names
  • Editing files
  • Command procedures
  • Scripting I/O
  • Using lexical functions
  • Error processing

If you are not sure which track to take or have questions regarding any of the courses, please do not hesitate to contact us at (888) 472-7732 or 888-4PARSEC, send an e-mail to experts@parsec.com or use our inquiry form.