The Software Products Library Package (SPL KIT) Continued:
Contents of an SPL Kit:
||May include the operating system and most layered products.
software product license is required to access and use each software
product on the discs.
||In addition to the software binaries, the discs also
include the following software product information: Software Product
Descriptions (SPDs), Installation Guides, individual product Cover
Letters, and Release Notes.
||SPL Software Updates Service customers can request quarterly
updates on CD-ROM discs for OpenVMS Alpha. Subscribers can also download newly updated products from this
website prior to receiving the hard media.
SPL Kit subscription information:
The SPL Kit subscription, a software update service, provides customers
with a one-year subscription service that entitles them to request quarterly
releases of the latest software binaries and online documentation on
A purchase of the Software Products Library complete kit is
recommended for new customers, as the quarterly Software Updates Service may not
include all components. Customers must be properly licensed, either through a
Support Agreement that provides the rights to use new versions of software or
through the purchase of a
Software Update License
to use any new revisions of software binaries that are included on a distribution.
SPL Software Updates Service
Product Descriptions and Part Numbers with ordering
information can be found at
for OpenVMS Alpha and VAX and Tru64 UNIX.
Note: see Final
Release for OpenVMS VAX &
for Tru64 UNIX.
Note: OpenVMS Integrity
customers must go through the
Support Center for
subscription and downloads of software binaries. More infomation is
available at Software
Updates Services and Download Information.