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  HP Tru64 UNIX Operating System Version 5.1B-2 - World Wide QuickSpecs
Tru64 UNIX is an implementation of OSF/1 R1.0, R1.1, and R1.2 technology, and the Motif® graphical user interface and programming environment.
The Tru64 UNIX MFS is a memory-based UFS.
Tru64 UNIX provides Berkeley's Time Synchronization Protocol to synchronize the time of all machines in a network without ensuring the accuracy of the time that is provided.
h18000.www1.hp.com /products/quickspecs/10513_div/10513_div.HTML   (10449 words)

  
 Techworld.com - Endgame for Tru64
HP is discontinuing the Tru64 operating system and the Alpha server hardware it runs on.
Tru64 traces its origins to 1988 and was owned for most of its life by Digital Equipment Corporate (DEC, then Digital).
However HP justified the demise of Tru64, it was still difficult news for many users, such as the IT staff at BECU, formerly known as the Boeing Employees Credit Union.
www.techworld.com /opsys/features/index.cfm?featureid=1250   (1435 words)

  
 Endgame for Tru64 - Computerworld
Hewlett-Packard Co. is discontinuing the Tru64 operating system and the Alpha server hardware it runs on.
Tru64 traces its origins to 1988 and was owned for most of its life by Digital Equipment Corp. Digital was later acquired by Compaq Computer Corp., which merged with HP in 2002.
Another reason Tru64 users will have to move off the system sooner rather than later is dwindling independent software vendor support.
www.computerworld.com /printthis/2005/0,4814,100034,00.html   (1038 words)

  
 Tru64.org - Tru64 UNIX FAQ
This is your FAQ and we want it to reflect the knowledge and cooperation of the worldwide Tru64 UNIX community.
Tru64 UNIX solves this by providing a general purpose function "sia_validate_user()" which will accept as parameters the username and password and perform the user authentication for you regardless of the security mechanism that is in place.
Using the sia_validate_user() function relieves the programmer of needing to know what security mechanism is being used on the target Tru64 UNIX system.
www.tru64.org /faq/tru64_faq.php3   (7424 words)

  
 Myrinet GM-1 Software for Tru64 UNIX
Tru64 UNIX is a Compaq operating system for Alphas.
Tru64 is a 64-bit operating system, a descendant of DIGITAL UNIX, which is a descendant of DEC OSF/1.
The Tru64 GM software is distributed both in source and in binary form, and is available only for the PCI64 series of Myrinet NICs.
www.myri.com /scs/tru64.html   (591 words)

  
 ISS X-Force Database: tru64-multiple-binaries-bo(10016): HP Tru64 UNIX multiple binaries have buffer overflows   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hewlett-Packard (formerly Compaq) Tru64 UNIX versions 4.0f, 4.0g, 5.0a, 5.1, and 5.1a are vulnerable to buffer overflows in multiple binaries.
CVE-2002-1604: Multiple buffer overflows in HP Tru64 UNIX allow local and possibly remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long NLSPATH environment variable to (1) csh, (2) dtsession, (3) dxsysinfo, (4) imapd, (5) inc, (6) uucp, (7) uux, (8) rdist, or (9) deliver.
CVE-2002-1605: Buffer overflow in HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1a, 5.1, 5.0a, 4.0g, and 4.0f allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long _XKB_CHARSET environment variable to (1) dxpause, (2) dxconsole, or (3) dtsession.
xforce.iss.net /xforce/xfdb/10016   (1057 words)

  
 HP must open source Tru64 goodies - users | The Register
Tru64 got it clustering and CFS from the some of the engineers that brought us OpenVMS.
Hi, I spent years on the Tru64 Customer Council listening to HP make promises about the future of Tru64 and in particular, the promises from HP that TruClusters would be ported to HPUX.
I found tru64 5.1x to be a far more advanced operating system of two.
www.theregister.co.uk /2004/12/03/hp_tru64_letters   (2289 words)

  
 Tru64, digital unix, dunix and osf/1 information
Tru64 (not True64) which was DUNIX short for Digital UNIX and previously called OSF/1 is an Operating System generally used and found on the digital (Alpha) platforms.
Tru64 primarily designed for medium to large scale servers and mainframes.
See Compaq's Tru64 page that can be found through our Compaq company information page.
www.computerhope.com /unix/dunix.htm   (133 words)

  
 UnixWorld | Book Report | Tru64 UNIX File System Administration Handbook | Full Article | June 25, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In addition, some of the top companies from the fields of banking, telecommunications, retail, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing rely on Tru64 Unix for the security of their data and performance of their file systems.
In other words, if Tru64 Unix is an automobile engine, then the file system is the microprocessor that keeps all of the engine components working together efficiently.
This book is based on Tru64 Unix version 5.0a, which was internally code-named "zinc" within Compaq.
www.networkcomputing.com /unixworld/1213/1213uw.html   (1679 words)

  
 Tru64 UNIX - Download Internet and Networking Software
This version of the open source, Mozilla software is fully supported by HP under the terms of its software license agreement.
Note: The kit requires Tru64 UNIX 5.0A or later and includes the Mozilla runtime support libraries (gtk+, glib, and gettext) packaged as a separately installable setld(8) subset.
Note: The kit requires Tru64 UNIX 5.0A or later and includes the Gnome runtime support libraries (gtk+, glib, and gettext) packaged as a separately installable setld(8) subset.
h30097.www3.hp.com /internet/download.htm   (1242 words)

  
 search.cpan.org: README.tru64 - Perl version 5 on Tru64 (formerly known as Digital UNIX formerly known as DEC OSF/1) ...
The recommended compiler to use in Tru64 is the native C compiler.
In Tru64 Perl is automatically able to use large files, that is, files larger than 2 gigabytes, there is no need to use the Configure -Duselargefiles option as described in INSTALL (though using the option is harmless).
In Tru64 V5 (at least V5.1A, V5.1B) you cannot build threaded Perl with gcc because the system header <pthread.h> explicitly checks for supported C compilers, gcc (at least 3.2.2) not being one of them.
search.cpan.org /~jhi/perl/README.tru64   (1044 words)

  
 Security warning draws DMCA threat | CNET News.com
Another researcher, who uses the alias K2 and is part of the ADM hacking group, released a similar exploit in 2001 that also gave a person complete access to a Tru64 Unix system.
Tru64 Unix came in last place in a recent survey by a computing research firm.
As a result of HP's acquisition of Compaq Computer, Tru64 is being phased out over the next few years, and its features are supposed to be folded into HP-UX.
news.com.com /2100-1023-947325.html   (1476 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Tru64 UNIX System Administrator's Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Several top Compaq employees from their Tru64 UNIX group co-authored this revision and reveal their most useful shortcuts and "how-tos" as well as pointing out pitfalls to be avoided.
Several top Compaq employees from their Tru64 UNIX group co-authored this book and added their expertise and experience to the material included in its pages.
Tru64 UNIX System Administrator's Guide is an indispensable aid for Tru64 UNIX system administrators.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/1555582559   (651 words)

  
 Tru64 UNIX to HP-UX 11i v2 transition - HP Dev Resource Central
Contains selected Tru64 UNIX®; APIs, development tools, and commands and utilities to assist customers in migrating their applications from Tru64 UNIX to HP-UX on Itanium®-based or PA-RISC systems.
Focuses on the tools that HP is developing to assist customers with the transition of their home-grown applications from Tru64 UNIX to HP-UX 11i on Itanium®-based systems.
HP is fully prepared to assist you as you evolve your Tru64 UNIX®; environments to HP-UX, or evolve OpenVMS to the Itanium® architecture.
devresource.hp.com /drc/topics/tru64_hpux.jsp   (2649 words)

  
 Tru64.org - Tru64 UNIX News and Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Red Hat Taps Tru64 Unix Expert as CTO
The VAX platform and its VMS proprietary operating system had--and arguably still has--the best system clustering technologies in the world, and it was Stevens' job to port that code to Digital's Unix--not an easy task."...
Tru64 SysAdmin Opportunity in Salt Lake City, Utah
www.tru64.org   (1048 words)

  
 Tru64 Unix Training
Tru64 Training has established a reputation for the talent of our professionals, and their ability to deliver.
In addition to comprehensive internal resources, Tru64 Training enjoys extensive relationships with many technical specialists and can enlist them on short notice to address very specific requirements, whether short-term or long.
As a result, from the Tru64 Training single source you can draw on an impressive range of expertise to satisfy YOUR needs.
www.tru64training.com   (154 words)

  
 ISS X-Force Database: tru64-su-bo(9640): HP Tru64 UNIX /bin/su buffer overflow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hewlett-Packard (formerly Compaq) Tru64 UNIX versions 4.0f, 4.0g, 5.0a, 5.1, and 5.1a are vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the /bin/su utility.
CERT Vulnerability Note VU#229867, HP Tru64 UNIX "su" command vulnerable to buffer overflow at http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/229867.
CVE-2002-0816: Buffer overflow in su in Tru64 Unix 5.x allows local users to gain root privileges via a long username and argument.
xforce.iss.net /xforce/xfdb/9640   (313 words)

  
 Secunia - Vulnerability Report - HP Tru64 UNIX 4.x
HP has acknowledged a vulnerability in Tru64 UNIX, which can be exploited by malicious people to reset established TCP connections on a vulnerable system.
HP has reported a vulnerability in Tru64 Unix, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to escalate privileges on a vulnerable system.
HP has reported a vulnerability in Tru64 Unix, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to escalate their privileges on a vulnerable system.
secunia.com /product/6   (1297 words)

  
 Tru64 UNIX to HP-UX STK: Installing and Configuring the STK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Secure Web Server 6.1 for Tru64 UNIX (powered by Apache) with strong security for Tru64 UNIX V5.0A and later is available for download free of charge from the Tru64 UNIX internet software site.
For Tru64 UNIX V4.0D through V5.0 you can download a suitable Apache webserver kit from the Tru64 UNIX application transition website.
On Tru64 UNIX, only the Apache 1.3 (SWS) Web server from the IAEAPCHxxx subset, or the Apache 2.0 Web Server from the IAEHTTPDxxx subset, as installed from either an Internet Express/Open Source Internet Solutions kit or from the Tru64 UNIX APCD will be configured by the installation.
www.testdrive.hp.com /STKT/install.html   (696 words)

  
 Kednos PL/I for OpenVMS Tru64 Unix PL/1 PLI PL1 KEDNOS PL/I
The documentation is available in a number of formats and may be viewed online or downloaded The Software Product Description provides a definition of the product, its environment and requirements, licensing and how to order.
The Compiler kits are compressed with ZIP/VMS to preserve VMS file attributes, and for Tru64, they are compressed with gzip.
A new kit is available as of July 10, 2003 and resolves a number of outstanding issues for the Alpha compiler.
www.kednos.com   (451 words)

  
 Tru64 UNIX
Be sure you're benefiting from all the superb performance, availability, and reliability the Tru64 UNIX operating system is capable of delivering.
We provide Standard Support, also known as current version level support, for your Tru64 UNIX system software for 12 months from their release date, or until the release of the second subsequent version, whichever is greater.
Business Continuity and Availability Services- Partner with us to enhance your mission-critical Tru64 UNIX environment with custom availability assessments, ongoing availability monitoring services, continuous improvement strategies for meeting your uptime goals, and proven solutions to help you recover quickly if unforeseen catastrophe strikes.
h20219.www2.hp.com /services/cache/10649-0-0-225-121.aspx   (396 words)

  
 Tru64.org - Tru64 UNIX News and Information
VULNERABILITY SUMMARY: A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the HP Tru64 UNIX operating system using IPsec/IKE (Internet Key Exchange) with Certificates and may be remotely exploitable, resulting in unauthorized privileged access.
Tru64 UNIX V5.1B The following associated documentation for securely configuring IPsec/IKE following application of the patch kit is available at the following location in a V5.1B Technical Update:
Tru64 UNIX V5.1A The Technical Documentation update for the V5.1A IPsec Web kit is included with the web kit download file.
www.tru64.org /stories.php?story=04/03/04/8196537   (1391 words)

  
 HP laughs off Tru64 promises, welcomes Veritas | The Register
In a move that is simultaneously bizarre and predictable, HP has reneged on its promise to port the TruCluster and Advanced File System technology from Tru64 to HP-UX.
HP had not planned to complete similar work with the Tru64 code until 2006 when HP-UX 11i V3 arrived, giving customers close to a year edge if they pick up the Veritas technology.
HP had once planned for the Tru64 goodies to arrive this year and made a big deal of this quick turnaround when it first acquired Compaq.
www.theregister.co.uk /2004/12/02/hp_ends_tru64   (760 words)

  
 ISS X-Force Database: tru64-ipcs-bo(9613): HP Tru64 UNIX /usr/bin/ipcs buffer overflow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hewlett-Packard (formerly Compaq) Tru64 UNIX versions 4.0f, 4.0g, 5.0a, 5.1, and 5.1a are vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the /usr/bin/ipcs utility.
HP Tru64 UNIX SECURITY BULLETIN SSRT0794U, HP Tru64 UNIX Potential Overflow in /usr/bin/ipcs at http://online.securityfocus.com/advisories/4287.
CVE-2002-0093: Buffer overflow in ipcs for HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0f through 5.1a may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code, a different vulnerability than CAN-2001-0423.
xforce.iss.net /xforce/xfdb/9613   (282 words)

  
 Sun ups its Tru64 temptation | The Register
The situation for HP users only got worse earlier this year when they were informed that the migration of Tru64's clustering and file system technology to HP-UX would take longer than expected.
These are the six new partners that will help with moving code from Tru64 to Solaris.
The Tru64 question is HP's biggest problem with it's move from Alpha and PA-RISC chips to an Itanic-only push.
www.theregister.co.uk /content/61/33893.html   (643 words)

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