Got a DEC 2000 Alpha server, need help

From: Fred N. van Kempen <>
Date: Tue Feb 10 14:07:34 2004

On Tue, 10 Feb 2004, Van Mersbergen, Ken wrote:

> Hey all,
> I got a DEC 2000 Alpha server and it is working great!
> It has VMS 5.2 installed on it and that's where I'm stuck.
Huh? I didnt know VMS 5.2 ran on an Alpha... are you *sure*
its an Alpha, and not a VAX 2000 ?

> Since I don't have a login user name or password I can't really do anything
> with it.
> Is there a way to "hack" VMS so I can get in?
Yeah, although I dont have that section at hand, there is a
paragraph or two about that in the VMS FAQ.

> Or do I just need to reinstall VMS and start from scratch?
That, of course, is always a better thing to do, assuming you
have all the stuff needed to install it...

Received on Tue Feb 10 2004 - 14:07:34 GMT

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