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OpenVMS Hobbyist Program | Hobbyist Licensing | Alpha License PAK's
Author Update Alphaserver DS10 / Alphastation XP900 (# License unites)
petet0n76
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Posted on January 17 2015 00:05
Hi,

by flashing the SRM console on a Alphastation XP 900 with Feb 2007 Alpha Firmware 7.3 Update CD-ROM (which has a DS10 Update directory for Firmware 7.3-1) it turned (by accident) into an Alphaserver DS 10. Nice you might think...

Is there any chance to make it an XP 900 again since it requires more license units (15 for Alphaserver, 12 for Alphastation). Not really important for OpenVMS Hobbyist approach, but since I still have org. DEC license certificates for 12 units, I would like to keep the option run an independent and unrestricted license from a separate system disk.

Any Hints ? using google I did not find any hint that there is a specific XP 900 7.3-1 SRM Update...any hints appreciated.

BR
Peter
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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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