Re: Any simulator for learning HP-UX (569 Views)
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Any simulator for learning HP-UNIX

I use linux , AIX server now and do not use HP-UX for many years ,  can advise if I want to learn HP-UX , is there any simulator can run on other O/S eg. PC , linux ? I have a very old HP-UX server ( O/S is v11.0 ) , can I upgrade it for testing ?



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You might be able to pick up a used PA-RISC server that will run 11.31.

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Something like a used rp3440, rp4440, rx2620, rx1620 or similar would be ideal. All can run hp-ux 11.23 and 11.31. The rx-series can even do virtualization (virtual machines).

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Re: Any simulator for learning HP-UX

if you have HPUX systems in your environment you could consider a VM as a testbed and learning system assuming you have a Integrity VM host.
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Re: Any simulator for learning HP-UX

No, you dont have any HPUX simulators for other OS. I have already searched about it very badly but could not find.


Your old integrity server can just do the thing you want . 

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