NOS/VE

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NOS/VE
Company / developer Control Data Corporation
Working state Historic
Initial release 1980s
Marketing target Mainframe computers
Platforms CDC Cyber 180 series and successors
License Proprietary

NOS/VE (Network Operating System / Virtual Environment) was an operating system with time-sharing capabilities, written by Control Data Corporation in the 1980s. It is a virtual memory operating system, employing the 64-bit virtual mode of the CDC Cyber 180 series computers. NOS/VE replaced the earlier NOS operating system of the 1970s.

Commands[edit]

All NOS/VE commands have the form word1_word2{_word3}. These commands are abbreviated with the first three characters of word1 followed by the first character(s) of all further words.

Full command Abbreviation UNIX command
display_catalog disc ls
display_working_catalog diswc pwd
change_working_catalog chawc cd
delete_catalog delc rmdir
copy_file copf cp
delete_file delf rm
create_connection crec telnet

Parameters[edit]

Commands could take parameters such as the create_connection command:

crec telnet sd='10.1.2.3'

would connect you to IP address 10.1.2.3 with telnet service.

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