Install or deinstall PMDF images and databases.
PMDF INSTALL operation-type
Command Qualifiers Defaults None. None.
Requires CMKRNL privilege.
operation-typeThe type of operation to perform. May be one of ADD, CREATE, DELETE, LIST, REMOVE, or REPLACE.
The PMDF INSTALL utility is used to install or deinstall PMDF images. This utility invokes the command file
image_install.comwith a command of the form
$ @PMDF_COM:image_install.com PMDF operation-type
operation-typeis one of ADD, CREATE, DELETE, LIST, REMOVE, or REPLACE. Each of these operations corresponds to the OpenVMS INSTALL utility operation of the same name; consult the OpenVMS Install Utility Reference Manual for descriptions of these operations.
image_install.cominvokes the OpenVMS INSTALL utility and executes the operation
operation-typefor each file specified in the the file
PMDF_COM:directory. (Exclamation marks are used in that file to introduce comments.)
pmdfimage.datfile is reserved for PMDF use and should not be modified. PMDF INSTALL will also use an optional, site-supplied
PMDF_COM:siteimage.datfile, of the same format as the
pmdfimage.datfile, listing additional site-specific files. Thus sites that want to install additional, site-specific PMDF images, should do so by adding them to their own
Note that the PMDF startup procedure installs PMDF at system startup by issuing the command
The PMDF INSTALL command is not used by the startup procedure since not all sites insert the PMDF verb into their system DCL tables.
$ @PMDF_COM:image_install.com PMDF CREATE
CMKRNL privilege is required to use the PMDF INSTALL utility.
The following command may be used to deinstall any installed PMDF images:
$ PMDF INSTALL DELETE