Questions tagged [openvms]

For questions related to the OpenVMS operating system from DEC/Compaq/HP. May also be known as VMS or VAX/VMS.

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SFTP issue betwen OpenVMS and Linux

We use a piece of software called CrushFTP to run SFTP-related jobs. This runs on a Ubuntu 16.04 box. One of the servers we need to communicate with is an ancient OpenVMS box... I think it's OpenVMS 8....
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MSA60 error log in OpenVMS 8.3?

I have two MSA60 (with rx2660 server under OPENVMS - RAID6), suddenly after replacing 3 faulty SAS disks with new ones, 11 old disks in one of the tower showing amber alert (predictive failure). I ...
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Easing terminal sizing on OpenVMS

Being somewhat green with OpenVMS, but still trying to "get stuff done", I'd like to make things a little easier in respect of setting terminal height and width. Presently I can SSH to an OpenVMS-8.4-...
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Extract OpenVMS backup on Linux

I have a backup file created on an OpenVMS server. How can I extract the backup on a Linux machine? The backup was created using the backup command. The backup stores the .bak. file on a Linux server ...
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No shell and launch application on login

I am working on migrating an application from OpenVMS to RedHat Linux 6. The application is a green screen terminal application. The users will log into Linux via SSH and the application should ...
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Identifying SSH version for OpenVMS 5.5

Is there an easy way to identify the version of SSH that ships with OpenVMS version 5.5? The banner reveals SSH-2.0-3.2.0 Which appears to be a range. I have been unable to find a changelog, ...
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Alpha VMS VAX - printer queue changes

I have an old legacy VMS VAX (Alpha) server that's still used for a program called Vango. The VAX is located at 192.168.1.2 We have an existing server that's being replaced, which is currently ...
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Where is the host file located on OpenVMS systems?

Hosts (file) entry on Wikipedia has a table listing the location name of the hosts file (which maps hostnames to IP addresses) on various systems. Where is this info stored on OpenVMS systems?
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What client for DECwindows?

I have inherited a VAX system that was just migrated onto CHARON-VAX (VMS emulated on Windows) I can access it via ssh, but not with X. Anyone here familiar with DECwindows? is it X compliant? Or do I ...
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Run java software from OpenVMS

I have a .com file that starts a java software from OpenVMS. Now I need to add the following option to the .com script: set process/parse=extended But it doesn't work! set process/parse_style=...
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Delete extra . in filename on a OpenVMS system

I've downloaded, with ftp, a file which contains too many .s for a OpenVMS system. swing-layout-1^.0.jar How can I remove the extra dot?
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Create SAMBA node trust relationship to Windows 2003 PDC server

I am having problems creating a trust relationship between an OpenVMS/IA64 node running V/IA64 8.3-1H1, TCPIP 5.6 ECO 5, CIFS 1.1 ECO1 PS11 (SAMBA 3.0.28a) and Windows 2003 server running as a PDC. ...
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Read floppy from OpenVMS machine

I have a floppy I need to read the contents from - unfortunately it was formatted and the data written on an OpenVMS server. I believe the floppy is formatted "Files-11" or similarly ODS2 and I can ...
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Remapping VMS keys

I sometimes must use a particular SSH client to access a VMS node. This program has the peculiar property that when one presses the RETURN key, it issues a CTRL-J to the VAX session, making it ...
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How to migrate from Oracle RDB for OpenVMS to MySQL in Windows?

I have a legacy Alpha server with a RDBMS database. This db is replicated in a MySQL db with many bad php scripts that drops all the tables and takes everything from the Alpha. This works very slow ...
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What resources on OpenVMS Performance Management do you recommend?

I'm looking for details about how to measure OpenVMS performance, such as what all of the different reported statistics mean and how to adjust for them. In particular, I'm currently investigating ...
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How can I map a VMS directory on a Windows 2003 Server?

Is this even possible without compromising the server's security?
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