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OpenVMS Hobbyist Program | Hobbyists and OpenVMS | Introduction Forum
Author hello
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Posts: 3
Joined: 19.08.10
Posted on August 21 2010 20:29
I'm a disabled Navy Vet. The only job I had after the Navy was working
with vms on a vaxstation, I did database programming/admin stuff.

so now I have an AlphaServer ES40 (4 cpu) 4gb ram.

I am not sure what I want to do with the new set up now that I've
got it working with vms (had debian before).

I am thinking of perhaps offering remote access to dcl commands and
public_html space for users;

The login limit is apparently 64 users, I don't think i'd have that many
at any one time;

Richard
smiley
Author RE: hello
malmberg
Moderator

Posts: 443
Joined: 15.04.08
Posted on August 22 2010 16:49
The Login limit is controlled by a SYSGEN parameter.

There are already several public access VMS systems around, more than I can immediately keep track of.

If you want to adopt one or more open source projects and help keep them current on VMS, that would be a help. In some cases all that is needed is to have a platform that does periodic "smoke" build/tests of the "blead" versions and report them back to other developers.

See the PORTING_TO_VMS conference on Encompasserve.org.

http://encompasserve.org/anon/htnotes/conf?f1=PORTING_TO_VMS

OpenVMS.ORG is tracking lists of VMS ports. A database that gives more detail about existing and in-progress ports that can be accessed from the web could also be useful.
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peteherrera. Agreed.

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Decus > Connect > Encompass<Country>

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