OpenVMS STARTUP – Underappreciated Flexibility

The OpenVMS STARTUP process is documented, but the information is spread across several different manuals and files. This leads to a fragmentation of knowledge and the propagation of out-of-date and apochryphal information. A close reading of the documentation and associated files yields a coherent picture of the STARTUP facility and how it can be used to improve time-to restart.

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