OpenVMS (Open Virtual Memory System[2]), early versions known as VAX-11/VMS, VAX/VMS or (informally) VMS, is an operating system that runs on VAX, Alpha and Itanium-based families of computers, from 1 MHz single core systems to high-end clustered servers.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
2answers
24 views

How to identify extra OpenVMS terminal sessions and then terminate them?

OpenVMS DCL command shows that I have three session active. $ show users OpenVMS User Processes at 12-OCT-2014 20:44:29.57 Total number of users = 3, number of processes = 6 Username Node ...
3
votes
1answer
42 views

How to unpack an OpenVMS tape image?

I have a file that seems to have come from a DECUS tape on an OpenVMS system by way of non-VMS systems using FTP which means that VMS specific file attributes have likely been lost on the way. The ...
2
votes
0answers
34 views

Serial TTA0: connection to Virtual machine | Weird characters and no input

I have setup a serial TTA0: connection to an OpenVMS Emulator running in virtual windows. The console serial port is configured as follows: TTA0.type="socket" TTA0.port=":20000" ...
3
votes
2answers
65 views

In OpenVMS, how can I see where a command is coming from - like “which” in NIX

If I have a command dosomething in OpenVMS, where can I see where it is coming from (Location of script/exe - how it is defined if it is a different kind of animal)
1
vote
1answer
78 views

Delete files on OpenVMS 7.2 from live environment?

I am responsible for getting a machine working that is running OpenVMS 7.2-1, but currently it's hard drive is full such that errors are caused during boot when various services try to create log ...
2
votes
1answer
206 views

unable to boot openvms on as1200

When trying to boot openvms 8.3 from CD on a alphaserver 1200 from the SRM console I get this output, nothing else happens. P00>>>boot dka100 (boot dka100.1.0.1.1) block 0 of dka100.1.0.1.1 is a ...
2
votes
2answers
359 views

vim in OpenVms, backspace not working

I am telnet using OpenVms and there was no vim by default. I have to port a vim into OpenVms by myself. I don't have control of the machine itself. I downloaded a copy of vim72 for OpenVms and unzip ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

OpenVMS 6.1 - kill process by PID

How do I find the Process Identification Number(PID) and how to delete the PID. I have tried "Show Process /all" but it will show only my process. I have administrative privileges.
3
votes
1answer
166 views

OpenVMS packaged on a thumb drive?

I am looking for OpenVMS distribution on a thumb drive for a PC. I image it would be a Linux system that automagicly starts a VAX simulator then boots OpenVMS on that. Either it would run live off of ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

How to burn an .img file under Linux?

I have an .img file, where file reports this: Files-11 On-Disk Structure Level 2 (ODS-2 OpenVMS file system) How do I burn that onto CD? The image is 621MB in size, so it should fit on a CD just ...
10
votes
1answer
279 views

Is there an OpenVMS EDT keypad plugin for gedit?

Is there a OpenVMS EDT keypad (layout) plugin for gedit?