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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.

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Notepad++ FTP crashes on connecting to VMS via FTP

Background: I'm using notepad++ version 7.6.4 with NppFTP plugin version 0.27.5 Unicode. I have a VAX (VMS) server that I connect to. I could connect to the server using other FTP clients like ...
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For Flash and SSD - what is the definition of Valid Page Count?

I have looked for hours to find a definition for Valid Page Count and have been unsuccessful. Can someone give me the definition of a Valid Page Count (VPC)?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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" ...
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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)
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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 ...
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How do I use FileZilla to transfer only the latest version of a file when copying from OpenVMS?

I'm using FileZilla to copy a directory from an OpenVMS system to my local PC. When the files arrive, all versions of each file are copied and the names have the version number appended to them as an ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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Limit log size for OPENVMS FTP Server

is there a way to control log file size on the openvms ftp server?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Is there an OpenVMS EDT keypad plugin for gedit?

Is there a OpenVMS EDT keypad (layout) plugin for gedit?
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Rexec with X11 forwarding - how can I do this on a Mac?

I'm able to connect using Rexec with X11 forwarding from a Windows PC using Mocha, however I need to find a method of achieving the same from a Mac. I doubt it makes any difference, but the remote ...
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How does one set keypad mode for jed editor with EDT Emulation?

How does one switch between command line and keypad modes when using the jed editor with EDT emulation? OpenVMS User's Manual states that when using the EDT editor if the user wants to control EDT ...
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