Products that were
updated in the latest quarter's SPL/LPL/OEU:
Software Inc.(VSI) Launches New Version of OpenVMS
Operating System Worldwide.This is the first release of OpenVMS
by the newly formed company.
At the VMS Software Inc. website, on the
Updates page, is a
link to the new VSI Rolling Roadmap/tenative schedule for new
Integrity OE and LP DVD releases with information on products
updating, ordering, support, licensing and upgrading.
At the VMS Software Inc. website, a new
Updates page is
available where key business and engineering updates are posted on
a regular basis.
At the official
Software Inc.(VSI) website, see their
Quality, Commitment, Strategy publication
for future VMS development.
VSI-FAQ for greater details.
HP is pleased to announce an agreement with VMS Software, Inc.
(VSI) that extends the technology roadmap for our HP OpenVMS
customers with additional long term solutions, HP's
VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) announced it has licensed from HP
the source code of the OpenVMS operating system and named
the sole developer of future versions of the OpenVMS operating
system and its layered product components...
HP will continue to support older versions of OpenVMS as
detailed in HP's current OpenVMS roadmap (see below).
See the latest
HP OpenVMS Service Support Chart for current
version-level support (Standard Support)and Prior Version Support
(PVS) for OpenVMS operating system software. This chart will be
updated regularly to reflect new version release dates and end-of-service
dates for previous versions.
the latest, as well as previous ECOs & patches, please visit the
HPSC Patch Management site.
ECOs will appear there first before
reaching the SPL website.
OpenVMS Integrity E-mail notification registration is now
SPL mailings web page.
OpenVMS Integrity Layered Products Update List
these products last updated can now be viewed, or
Microsoft® Excel format.
As of Q4FY11 for OpenVMS Alpha,
the Cover Letter with
credentials will be available
for download for those customers
the electronic delivery option.
Software updates and licensing
the Cover Letter can be found in every Alpha SPL kit under
"Get Documentation" link.
Physical media can also
be requested under the" Request Physical Software Delivery" link.
Software updates and licensing
portal screenshot example.
For those customers
who have chosen the
hard media option, the
Cover Letter will remain part of the SPL Kit.
New Software Updates and Licensing Portal notice:
Retirement of SUM
and ITRC and its replacement.
This notice has information on the new
portal that allows immediate electronic access
to all contractual software
updates along with the
ability to sign up for HP Support Alerts.
This is an important notice sent to HP customers regarding:
Significant Shift to Electronic Delivery.
Following is the ASM notice sent to customers
to Quarterly Distributions for OpenVMS Integrity and Alpha.
OpenVMS Alpha delivery model change: Beginning Q2FY11,
there will no
longer be automatic media distributions, unless customers
register to request them . For more information,
Service and Download Information web page.
The HP license for
the ASTAware SearchDisc search engine software
has expired and will not be renewed. Please use Microsoft search to
locate information on your ODL CD-ROM.
more info on ASTAware license
Final Release for OpenVMS VAX:
HP to provide ongoing support
as outlined in the
Support Chart. Further updates are not planned
for the software products in the Software Products and Online
OpenVMS Integrity delivery model change: Beginning Q2FY11,
there will no
longer be automatic media distributions. Customers under
register to request media and/or to download software.
more info on OpenVMS Integrity downloads
OpenVMS Integrity OEU,
Q3FY10: There aren't any OE Updates due to the
new 8.4 release.
Final Release for Tru64 UNIX:
HP to provide support until, at
minimum, the end of 2012. Further updates are not planned for the
software products in the Software Products and Online Documentation
Information regarding Software Agreement entitlements and downloading
software from the SPL website can be found here: Download entitlement.
Ship History & O/S Version Support for Tru64 UNIX in
Microsoft® Excel is now available for online viewing and/or downloading.
Ship History & O/S Version Support for OpenVMS
Integrity, and VAX in Microsoft® Excel, is now available for online
viewing and/or downloading.
Additional/Associated SPDs for OpenVMS Layered
in PDF format, are now available for viewing or downloading.
O/S documentation in PDF format, for OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX, is
now available for viewing or downloading.
Product Ship History & O/S Version Support for OpenVMS Alpha, in
Microsoft® Excel, is now available for online viewing, and/or downloading.
Celebrating 30 years of OpenVMS; October 25, 2007 marks the 30th
anniversary of the release of VMS v1.0, the first version of the HP
OpenVMS operating system.
Getting Started documentation,
Microsoft® Word is now
available for online viewing and/or downloading.
ODL Bookreader CD-ROM image documentation is available for online
viewing and downloading onto ISO & native operating systems.
The Online Documentation Library
consolidations are now available at
ODL Index for online viewing and downloading
(beginning with those
released in 2006).
Service and Download Information web page has
been added to inform customers of the differences between SPL
downloads for OpenVMS Alpha and VAX and Tru64 UNIX versus
Software Index page has been added to this website giving SPL
customers the ability to download non-library SPL software.
Beginning with Q1CY05, the March 2005 Release Date, OpenVMS Integrity's
LPL and OEU release data support files and the Master Index, NOT
product binaries, will be available on this website
OpenVMS Integrity binary downloads are exclusively done through the
HP Support Center. More information on SW Downloads for Integrity may be
found on the
Service and Download Information web
A Full-Kit ECO Index is now available for customer convenience.
Beginning with the Q1CY04 SPLs, the "Cover Letter" containing download
user credentials will be included in the readme directory on disc 1 of
the Software Products Library(Layered Products)CD-ROM set.
Software patch database
information is available at the HP
Software patches can be downloaded. The database is refreshed nightly.
A tentative SPL
Release Schedule, by
quarter & platform, displaying
website availability and CD-ROM ship dates, is now available.
Customers can Register for SPL mailings to receive quarterly e-mails,
announcing when the new SPL data has been posted to the website.
SPL subscribers can now download individual software product binaries
via http or ftp.
more info on Download entitlement