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HP OpenVMS Version 8.3 Upgrade and Installation Manual > Appendix G Preparing to Use OpenVMS Management Station

Preparing Your PC

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During the OpenVMS installation or upgrade procedure, you selected the OpenVMS Management Station client software files to be installed on your OpenVMS system disk (or you added them later using the DCL command PRODUCT INSTALL TNT). After you prepare your OpenVMS system to run the server software, you must prepare your PC to run the client software.

Required Memory and Disk Space

Your PC requires 20 MB of free disk space to install the OpenVMS Management Station client software.

Distribution Files

The OpenVMS Management Station client kit, TNT032-D.EXE for Intel systems (Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP), can be downloaded from the following Web site:

http://www.hp.com/go/openvms/argus

Required Software

Microsoft Windows 2000 or Windows XP must be installed on each PC on which you want to install the OpenVMS Management Station client.

The version of the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) included in this baselevel requires files provided by Microsoft Internet Explorer, Version 3.02 or higher, which must be present on the system.

Time Required for Installation

The time required to install the OpenVMS Management Station client software is approximately 5 minutes.

Copying the Client File to the PC

The client file TNT032-D.EXE can be downloaded from the following Web site:

http://www.hp.com/go/openvms/argus

Copy the client file to a temporary directory on the PC using either of the following procedures:

  • Create a file share to the OpenVMS system and copy the file.

  • Use FTP on the PC to copy the file from the OpenVMS system.

Installation Directory

The installation procedure allows you to select the installation directory and suggests \Program Files\OpenVMS Mgmt Station\ as the default.

Installation Procedure

Run the TNT032-D.EXE file from a temporary directory. This is a self-extracting executable file that automates the OpenVMS Management Station installation.

Recovering from Errors

If an error occurs during installation, you will receive an error message describing the problem. This information can help you determine the cause of the problem. An error can occur during the installation if one or more of the following conditions exist:

  • The operating system version is incorrect.

  • Disk space and memory necessary for successful installation are inadequate.