HP OpenVMS Guide to System Security > Appendix A Assigning Privileges

DIAGNOSE Privilege (Objects)

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The DIAGNOSE privilege lets a process run online diagnostic programs and intercept and copy all messages written to the error log file.

The DIAGNOSE privilege also lets a process perform the following tasks:

Task Interface

Issue a $QIO request with associated diagnostic buffer


Modify the number of interlocked queue retries

$QIO request to an Ethernet 802 driver (DEBNA/NI)

Set the spin-wait time on the port command register

$QIO request to an Ethernet 802 driver (DEBNA)

Access the Diagnostic and Utilities Protocol (DUP) class driver

$QIO request to the DUP class driver used by SET HOST/HSC (FYDRIVER)

Execute a special passthrough function in the SCSI generic class driver

$QIO request to the SCSI driver (GKDRIVER)

Process a diagnostic buffer

$QIO request to a TU58 magnetic tape (TUDRIVER)