Removing OpenVMS license paks

Glen Slick glen.slick at
Tue Feb 24 14:27:40 CST 2015

On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 12:03 PM, Douglas Taylor <dj.taylor4 at> wrote:
> I want to sell a couple of MicroVaxes that I had installed the hobbyist
> OpenVMS software on quite some time ago.
> The OpenVMS Hobbyist website says I must delete the license PAKS before I
> transfer the hardware to someone else.
> How do you actually do this?

Assuming you can still boot the system and log in to a command prompt,
this should do the trick:


For reference, see

OpenVMS License Management Utility Manual
Order Number: AA–PVXUF–TK
April 2001

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