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 Disk 1
of the SPL CD. Note:
See the SPL
What's New page, 2011
entries for changes in
the HP delivery model.
Download entitlement for downloading details.
Separate passwords will
be provided for OpenVMS Alpha,
OpenVMS VAX and Tru64 UNIX Software Products
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
Customers 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
OpenVMS Integrity software products see:
Software Updates Service and Download
Information for details.
For a limited number of
software products, HP offers an
Individual Product Offering (IPO). Occasionally,
distributions are made available for products with IPOs.
Login information will be provided in a separately mailed
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
For http downloading:
A requirement for download is to use of Microsoft Internet
Explorer 5.1 or greater, or a similar web browser that allows
challenge/response (NTLM) authentication. You may not be able to
download through a proxy server, if it will not
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 follow by a reverse slash(\), then the User Name
in the User Name field. e.g. User Name: DomainName\UserName
For those Operating Systems, similar to In 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 "Security" tab, click "Trusted Sites",
click "Sites", "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 desk top systems that have
associated certain programs
that run when you click on a ***.ZIP file, you may need to
disassociate that linkage in order to download. See your local
system manager for help if necessary.
Downloading is similar to
SPL CD software loading, in that a valid
software license is necessary to run the software.
Notes: **. Some products on
the SPL do not have savesets, thus
are not downloadable.
***. Zip files should be
copied to, and unzipped, on the
operating system there are intended for.
Click here for:
By Step Instructions .