The OpenVMS User's Guide - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781555582036, 9780080513102

The OpenVMS User's Guide

2nd Edition

Authors: Patrick Holmay
eBook ISBN: 9780080513102
Paperback ISBN: 9781555582036
Imprint: Digital Press
Published Date: 2nd October 1998
Page Count: 320
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Table of Contents

Discovering OpenVMS
A Beginner's Guide to OpenVMS File Management
Full-Screen Editing with EDT
Full-Screen Editing with EVE
The Phone and Mail Utilities
More Work with Files
Command Procedures


Completely updated and revised, The OpenVMS User's Guide continues to be the prime resource for new and non-technical users on how to use OpenVMS and customize it to their working environment. For more proficient users, the book serves as a quick look-up reference.

The book begins with an introduction to the OpenVMS operating system and its built-in functions, and then provides a thorough explanation of OpenVMS files and directories, use of DCL, and how to edit files using EVE and EDT. It also discusses how to create command procedures and the Mail and Phone utilities. New to this edition are additional insights into application development and sending e-mail to remote notes via the Internet, remote logins and file transfers. Each chapter is liberally sprinkled with learning aids including summaries and tables of commands, exercises, and review quizzes.

Key Features

  • Completely covers the OpenVMS operating system - from logging in to creating command procedures, with thorough discussions of files and directories
  • Covers both EVE and EDT editors in detail
  • Shows how to customize your working environment


OpenVMS users of all levels


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