Customers often ask me how to get Stratus to add a feature to an existing product, or how to get Stratus interested in offering an additional product or service.
I’ve been fielding questions from VOS customers who are considering upgrading to OpenVOS Release 17.0 and they are all asking the same question – what’s new, and why should I upgrade?
I recently fielded a question from a VOS customer who wanted to know how to get his shared virtual memory regions to align between his legacy non-POSIX programs and his new, POSIX-based programs.
Stratus will be celebrating its 30th birthday next month!
While implementing a change to the OpenVOS kernel, I found myself faced with the task of modifying about 150 files.
The other day during a discussion with some users it became clear to me that they did not understand under what conditions a Stratus VSeries system would call home regarding a network adapter.
With the trend away from running telnetd and FTPD and toward running SSHD many system administrators are removing the “telnet” and “FTP” service lines from the >system>stcp>services file.
SFTP is the FTP subsystem that is part of SSH, it allows you to do encrypted file transfers. In the past week I have had 2 issues about SFTP not properly transferring files. In one case OpenVOS was the source of the file and in the other case OpenVOS was receiving the file.
Many times the only way, or at least the fastest way, to resolve network communications problems is by collecting a trace of the communication and sending it to an expert for analysis.
Your application just detected a critical condition, you can write a message to an application log or even the syserr_log but how do you notify someone right now that the application needs attention?