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OpenVMS Hobbyist Program | Hobbyists and OpenVMS | How I Use OpenVMS
Author How I use OpenVMS
opcom
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Location: Dallas Texas
Joined: 24.01.07
Posted on January 29 2007 14:09
These days I use it as a webserver along with CSWS (Apache). I have about 18GB of content mostly catering to the recondite technical interest. It's great to have a place to put my stuff and not have to worry about it. Sometimes a month or more goes by without me touching the system and then it is mainly to update the website.
http://www.bunkerofdoom.com/
Author RE: How I use OpenVMS
Alexey Chupahin
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Posts: 2
Joined: 17.03.08
Posted on March 17 2008 23:36
I use my OpenVMS to port free software on this love system.

http://fafner.dyndns.org/~alexey/index.html
Author RE: You're on the Web Links page
HobbyistOne
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Posts: 126
Location: Plano, TX
Joined: 20.02.08
Posted on March 18 2008 07:20
I've put your ports page on the Web Links. Keep up the great work!
Author RE: How I use OpenVMS
vmsfreak01
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Posts: 41
Joined: 19.06.08
Posted on July 21 2008 04:04
Hi,

Sorry for the misunderstanding, but I am not a VMS admin, Heck....I even wish I was running a real VMS system...But, no. Im not unfortunately.
I am creating users only for practice...on the SIMH VAX emaulator....I do not manage any users...I just want to learn to create users or assigning UICs..

These are so called...imaginery users.....only for practice on the emulator.
Author RE: How I use OpenVMS
brad
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Posted on July 21 2008 14:09
vmsfreak01 wrote:
Hi,

Sorry for the misunderstanding, but I am not a VMS admin, Heck....I even wish I was running a real VMS system...But, no. Im not unfortunately.
I am creating users only for practice...on the SIMH VAX emaulator....I do not manage any users...I just want to learn to create users or assigning UICs..

These are so called...imaginery users.....only for practice on the emulator.


OK, understood...well, then you're in a good position to "learn by doing", creating user accounts perhaps, then logging on to those accounts to see what you can (or can't) see in userland. Fool around with ACL's to see if you can allow "others" to view your files, or vice versa.

Or you could go the "automated" route, and fool around with SYS$EXAMPLES:ADDUSER.COM. By the way, SYS$EXAMPLES has a number of goodies to help one learn more about the capabilities of VMS.
http://www.turquoisewitch.com/~bradh
Author RE: How I use OpenVMS
child_z
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Joined: 12.03.09
Posted on March 12 2009 20:19
smileyi am a openvms newbie,but i always work
Author RE: How I use OpenVMS
imiller
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Posted on March 12 2009 23:01
Child_z, lots to learn but plenty of well written documentation http://www.hp.com/go/openvms/doc and people here to answer questions.
http://www.encompasserve.org/~miller/
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