1. Only current subscribers of the SPL Kit may download software
from the SPL website, thus login
credentials change quarterly. As long as a customer is a subscriber, login
credentials will be
made available in the SPL Cover Letter. If a customer uses the
Software updates and licensing portal,
the Cover Letter can be found in every Alpha product under
contract at the "Get Documentation"
link. For those customers who have chosen the hard media option,
the Cover Letter will remain part of the
Kit. Additionally, a file version is on disc 1 of the Layered Products CD set, in
the README directory.
2. Customers who believe they have a current SPL subscription need
to review their Support Agreement, SAID,
to ensure that the specific operating system (OpenVMS Alpha,
OpenVMS VAX, or Tru64 UNIX) Software
Library offering is included in their contract. See
SPL Offerings for specific product numbers.
3. Customers can view their Support Agreement contract detail by logging into
If you do not have a Support
Contract Assistant (SCA) account, then follow the screen instructions to
register, and you can request an account.
4 . Confirmation is required from the Support Agreement contract
administrator declaring the contract is
up to date before download login credentials can be
Please contact the contract administrator
named on your Support Agreement for any requests to update it,
including the SPL Kit recipient's address.
For specifics on how to download software binaries from the SPL
website, see the Download Details
Requirements page here: more
Note: HP employees
can have special access for downloading, see note on Register for SPL mailings page.