The User Environment

  title={The User Environment},
  author={Michael D. Duffy},
This chapter discusses the OpenVMS user environment; how to work with files, directories, printers, and batch queues; and how to run programs and perform other common tasks. Most OpenVMS operations act on files, the primary unit of data storage. With few exceptions, all data processed by the system reside, at one time or another, in files. An understanding of files is essential to using most operating systems. Programs, letters, memos, pictures, audio clips, and just about any other type of… Expand