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COMPRESS with Edit Mask

Change Enhancement: It would be useful & intuitive for the COMPRESS statement to support Edit Masks. . Business Case: We waste a lot of statements & require temporary variables just to incorporate formatted fields into a message text. This...
Guest about 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Monitoring 0 Released

ONE Debugger: Display variable contents from position 253 in long variable

Data in variables are no longer displayed after position 253 in the debugger. Up to position 253, the display is correct provided. Field Definition in Natural routine: "1 #RTF (A99000)" The ability to view the data contents when debugging process,...
Guest about 3 years ago in NaturalONE / NaturalONE (ONE) 0 Released

WRITE WORK FILE / allow <work-file-number> to be a named constant

The syntax of the WRITE WORK FILE statement forces the to be an explicit numeric literal (ex: 1, 7, 22). It should be possible to use a named constant instead. Benefits: - code beomes more readable. - Searching inside a program becomes morehandy (...
Christian Held about 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 0 Released

Console Output during DEPLOY

Console View - NaturalONE: During extensive DEPLOY-operations all activities are tracked into the console view. The output can beso volumnious, that it may lead to the situation, that parts of the outputare overwritten during the same process. Thi...
Guest about 3 years ago in NaturalONE / NaturalONE (ONE) 1 Released

Make Adabas Event Replicator fit for V64 storage (V64BIT=YES)

As is possible with the replication pool of Adabas Nuclei we need the possibility to store the replication pool of the replication server (nucleus) above the bar, e.g. V64BIT=YES. the reason is: in our production we have nearly 1 Gig of size (ADAR...
Guest about 3 years ago in Adabas for z/OS / Event Replicator Server (ARF) / Scalability 1 Released

Provide Load module license support for Entire System Server

Please update NPR to provide load module license support as per all other SAG products. We want to standardize our installations to use load modules only, Process is the only product that has to have a DD card
Trevor Toye almost 2 years ago in Entire System Management and Cronus / Entire System Server (NPR) 1 Released


It is possible to MOVE a field of format L to a field of format A. But it is not possible to COMPRESS a field of format L into a field of format A. This should be made possible, following the rules of a MOVE: TRUE as x'E7' FALSE as x'40' Example...
Guest about 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 0 Released

adabas saf security: restict utilities at the file level

Currently Adabas SAF Security cannot restrict utilities at the file level, only at the database (for example ADASAV is permitted against database 1 but not against database 2) or utility level (for example ADAREP is permitted but ADALOD is not).Cu...
Guest about 3 years ago in Adabas for z/OS / Adabas (ADA-zOS) 1 Released

Empower 'ALLZAPS' übersichtlicher gestalten

Diese Liste der ALLZAPS ist sehr fehleranfällig bei der Auswahl. Wünschenswert wäre eine farbliche Gestaltung in jeder 2. Zeile.
Walter Schulte about 1 year ago in Portal Ideas for Adabas & Natural / General 0 Released

Include Adapter file in natural program

When working with Natural for Ajax it is necessary to copy and paste the generated adapter values into a define data section. It should be possible to just include the hole adapter file into the natural program.
Guest about 3 years ago in Natural for Ajax 0 Released