Uses for OpenVMS

Jim Beacon jim at
Sun Aug 31 08:12:09 CDT 2008

> At 10:46 PM +0930 8/30/08, Alexis wrote:
>>I've had a VAXstation 4000/60 in my cabinet for well over a year now (had 
>>renew the license a few days ago). It is running OpenVMS 7.3.
>>I can not think of any use for it, other than learning about OpenVMS, but 
>>is made difficult when I don't know what to do with it...
>>So what can be done with an OpenVMS setup these days?
>>Also, if anyone wants an account they're welcome, just email me.

I've used it for reliable FTP servers - I ran one for three years virtualy 
non-stop for file exchange between students on a law course.


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