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OpenVMS Hobbyist Program | Hobbyist Licensing | VAX License PAK's
Author How do I get my license to the emulated VAX?
daemonspudguy
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Joined: 26.03.20
Posted on April 03 2020 14:34
I run Linux and need to get my license onto the simulated VAX. How? Trying to paste it in as my License email says gives the dreaded "data overrun" error.
Author RE: How do I get my license to the emulated VAX?
malmberg
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Joined: 15.04.08
Posted on April 03 2020 15:55
The serial console is not the best for bulk transfers.

You need to paste just a little bit at a time or just type in one license key at a time.

Get the VAX/VMS or OpenVMS key in first, and then the UCX for TCP/IP installed.

At that point you can setup TCP/IP for telnet access into the system, and FTP in order to transfer the file. The file should be transferred as ASCII.

Once you get one system setup, you can setup a VMSCLUSTER and or DECNET IV to install setup additional nodes.
Author RE: How do I get my license to the emulated VAX?
urbancamo
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Location: Windermere, UK
Joined: 16.05.07
Posted on April 23 2020 00:41
Assuming that the licensing continues the best option is to set a reminder before licenses expire and update via the running licenses over FTP or such like.

Not that I generally follow my own advice you understand smiley
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malmberg
January 18 2021
New Hobbyist PAKs for VAX/VMS are no longer available according to reports. Only commercial licenses are reported to be for sale from HPE

dfilip
January 16 2021
Can someone please point me to hobbyist license pak? I'm looking for VAX/VMS 7.1, DECnet Phase IV, and UCX/TCPIP ... have the 7.1 media, need the license paks ... thanks!

Bart
October 16 2020
OpenVMS, and this website!

malmberg
September 05 2020
VSI community non-commercial licenses for AXP/IA64 are available now.

malmberg
September 05 2020
See the forum about licensing. Don't know if HPE hobby licenses still being issued. Commercial licenses still being sold.

silfox70
September 01 2020
I need the license for OpenVMS7.3. Where can I find them?

malmberg
August 29 2020
Eisner, which is currently being moved, got an SSH update and the keys were updated to more modern encryption standards.

jiml
July 11 2020
ssh to eisner is now giving (on linux) "WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!" , Has the server key in fact changed ? Of WHO can we ask that somewhere on the eisner webpage they

wyan
May 06 2020
Turns out I had an account here, it still was set to my location a decade ago, so hey, I'm back after over a decade!

Hein
April 21 2020
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EstesDave
January 09 2020
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jmvms
September 27 2019
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mgssnr
June 21 2019
FYI, the "OpenVMS Developers and Solutions Partnerts" link http://h21007.www2.hp.com
/ doesn't work.


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