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OpenVMS Hobbyist Program | Hobbyist Licensing | Alpha License PAK's
Author Install licenses via script over serial connection
ralph_cologne
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Posted on September 19 2013 08:30
I have completed the install on a zx6000. I am connected to it via TeraTerm from Windows and logged in as system. I hoped that i can paste the text from the license file i got via mail via the terminal emulation but i get buffer overruns. As far as i know i can get no networking running before installing at least some licenses. Which would be the bare minimum licenses to be able to transfer the file via network? Any hints how to overcome these overruns in terminal emulator would be also welcome. Thanks. Regards Ralph
Author RE: Install licenses via script over serial connection
abrsvc
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Joined: 12.03.10
Posted on September 20 2013 00:51
Check the status of the terminal emulator as well as the terminal type on OpenVMS. (SHO TERMINAL should help).
Post the terminal specs from the above and verify similar characteristics for the emulator.

Also, while not important for the listed problem, the ZX6000 is an Itanium based system not Alpha. This should be posted in the Integrity forum.

Dan
Author RE: Install licenses via script over serial connection
Bruce Claremont
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Posted on September 20 2013 02:27
The console terminal port is often limited in buffer size. Get the VMS and IP licenses installed, then you can use a telnet session to paste the rest of the license file.
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malmberg
August 04 2022
No more VAX hobbyist licenses. Community licenses for Alpha/IA64/X86_64 VMS Software Inc. Commercial VMS software licenses for VAX available from HPE.

ozboomer
July 20 2022
Just re-visiting.. No more hobbyist licenses? Is that from vmssoftware.com, no 'community' licenses?

valdirfranco
July 01 2022
No more hobbyist license...sad

mister_wavey
February 12 2022
I recall that the disks failed on the public access VMS systems that included Fafner

parwezw
January 03 2022
Anyone know what happened to FAFNER.DYNDS.ORG? I had a hobbyist account here but can longer access the site.

gtackett
October 27 2021
Make that DECdfs _2.1A_ for Vax

gtackett
October 27 2021
I'm looking for DECdfs V2.4A kit for VAX. Asking here just in case anyone is still listening.

MarkRLV
September 17 2021
At one time, didn't this web site have a job board? I would love to use my legacy skills one last time in my career.

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.

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