OpenVMS on x86 is now available for hobbyists! Almost a year after the official release. This is a part 1 of my getting started guide, showing you how to install OpenVMS on VirtualBox on Windows 10/11. More parts will follow, documenting license installation, network setup, ssh, application installation etc.
If you’ve been wanting to get your feet wet with the new OpenVMS x86 release – like I am – this series of articles is the one place to start.
If you’re not registered as a hobbyist, well, the option isn’t yet available for x86. There is a greyed out button, though, and it says “x86 (Planned)”
So, perhaps in a few days…