Re: Turn-key OpenVMS E-mail, web server solution?
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2004 19:39:05 +0200
Michael Austin wrote:
> JF Mezei wrote:
>> David J Dachtera wrote:
>>> Is anyone aware of a company prodiving a turn-key OpenVMS solution for
>>> e-mail, web services and/or both?
>>> The time for such seems to be ripening, and if Itanic can repair its
>>> hull, pump out and put itself to rights, OVMS-I64 may be a practical
>> Forgetting discussions about IA64's future or lack thereof, the more
>> question is whether the TCPIP services on VMS will ever catch up with
>> (aka: Unix).
>> If HP is unwilling to put sufficient resources to complete the
>> revamping of
>> UCX into "TCPIP Services" and move that product into an industry leading
>> posistion, then it should abandon that product and simply bundle
>> Multinet and
>> PMDF with every VMS installation.
>> Having said this, the answer to your question probably lies with Process
>> Software who are more likely to know who can do such a turnkey install
>> of a
>> VMS box with good TCPIP stack and services.
> I have been on systems using Multinet and TCPIP5.3+ and quite frankly, I
> found Multinet more difficult when deciphering particular parts of a
> configuration. TCPIP comes bundled with VMS these days (at least the
> last time I checked) and moving more towards **ix style commands, I find
> it quite easy to manipulate with the TCPIP set... commands and tweak
> parameters using sysconfig and netstat etc...
> On the Calendaring issue, if you are considering Exchange, then you ARE
> talking about Intranet. Not Internet. Yahmail is okay as an internet
> mail reader, but not very elegant - when was the last time you saw apps
> with "basic" or non-existant graphics and like it or not, people want
> pretty not just functional.
Found webcalendar, from the home page:
WebCalendar is a PHP-based calendar application that can be configured as a
single-user calendar, a multi-user calendar for groups of users, or as an
event calendar viewable by visitors.
Install and run out of the box on VMS
I have build a demo system:
use demo/demo as username/password (may be remove at any time)
> I prefer just functional, but when you are dealing with the masses,
> unless it looks good and has all the bells and whistles and is also
> functional, you won't get a second chance to make the sale.
> Again, why is Process not porting their new offering to VMS?