Removing OpenVMS license paks

Douglas Taylor dj.taylor4 at
Thu Feb 26 14:47:56 CST 2015

Yes, I did get a large number of warning messages at boot time.  It's 
hard to know exactly what they
are saying as they fly by.

I would like to renew my PAKS, is my DECUS number in the license file 
somewhere?  It's been a
decade since I powered up the vaxes and want to keep one, just for fun.

On 2/26/2015 12:06 PM, Ian S. King wrote:
> I think they've fixed it with the new install script, but once upon a time
> old PAKs would hang around and give you a ton of warning messages on
> bootup.
> Also, even if you don't have the username and/or password, you can enter a
> conversational boot at an attached terminal.
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 12:29 AM, Jim Carpenter <jim at>
> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 6:44 PM, Steven M Jones <classiccmp at>
>> wrote:
>>> Quoting the site:
>>>      To register for DECUServe just Telnet to
>>>      <telnet://>, use username *REGISTRATION*, and
>>>      follow the bouncing ball...
>> Best to telnet/ssh to There are still DNS issues
>> with
>> Jim

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