SPL Software Updates Service customers can download individual product
software binaries via http and ftp for OpenVMS Alpha and VAX and Tru64
SPL Software Updates Service customers will be given the necessary information
to download software binaries via the quarterly SPL Cover Letter. This includes User Name,
Password (a new one every quarter), and a Domain Name.
Starting Q1CY04, this Cover Letter is also included on disc 1
of the SPL CD set. Note: See the SPL What's
New page, 2011 entries for changes in the HP delivery model. See
Download entitlement for downloading details.
Separate passwords will
be provided for OpenVMS Alpha,
OpenVMS VAX and Tru64 UNIX
Libraries. The password will permit access for one quarter.
Passwords will expire but remain in effect long enough to
permit early access to the following
quarter's release. Customers who register via
Register for SPL mailings will
given email notice when the new quarterly binaries become
available for download on the website.
Web downloads are
offered for all products** on the "consolidated CD-ROMs" as listed in the
starting with releases in 2003. Use the
to navigate to the products
you wish to download. Downloads are not available for the
Operating Systems and OpenVMS
Integrity software products see:
Software Updates Service and Download
For a limited number of
software products, HP offers an Individual Product Offering (IPO).
Occasionally, Full-Kit ECO distributions are made available for
products with IPOs.
distributions are replacement product kits for the currently shipping version.
See the Full-Kit ECO Index.
Downloads of the software
binaries will be in .ZIP file format, consisting of the save set(s)
i.e. xxx.A, xxx.B, xxx.C and the xxx_IGUIDE.TXT.
For http downloading:
For http downloading, Microsoft Internet
Explorer 5.1 or greater, or a similar web browser
that allows challenge/response (NTLM) authentication, is required.
Note: You may not be
able to download through a proxy server, if it will not
allow encrypted passwords.
then need to bypass the proxy server.
All three entries: User Name, Password, and Domain Name are necessary to
accomplish the download.
For those Operating Systems, similar to Microsoft Windows XP, that return a two line
challenge of User Name and Password, enter the Domain Name followed by a reverse
slash (\), then the User Name in the User Name field, e.g., User Name:
For those Operating Systems, similar to Microsoft Windows 2000, you may get a system
message from YOUR system's operating system, stating that: "Your Current Security
setting does not allow this file to be downloaded". In this situation, you must add
h30266.www3.hp.com as a trusted system for the download. To do this: In Internet Explorer,
choose "Tools", then "Internet Options", click
on the "Security" tab, click "Trusted Sites", click
click "Add this website to the zone", enter the above web sites, click "OK", click "OK",
then download SPL ZIP file.
For ftp downloading:
Select the "ftp download" option on the Product
detail page and follow the instructions.
For those desktop systems that have
certain associated programs that run when you click on
a ***.ZIP file, you may need to disassociate that linkage in order
to download. If necessary,
see your local system manager for help. Downloading is similar to
loading software from the
SPL CD, in that a valid software license is necessary to run the software.
Notes: ** Some products on
the SPL do not have save sets, thus are not downloadable.
*** Zip files should be
copied to, and unzipped, on the operating system they are
Click here for:
By Step Instructions .