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Function "ODD()"

If you want to know if a number is odd or even, you can do the following now: IF #I <> #I / 2 * 2 THEN ... END-IF This takes however quite a bit of CPU, but it can already by simplified by following declarations: 1 #I (I4)1 REDEFINE #I 2 FIL...
Philippe Van Coppenolle about 2 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Programing Syntax (Cross platforms) 0 New

ISP Editor - keep range selection after applying the range to a "copy" or "move"

More and more ISP users, since program editor disabled. ISP - feature idea (from EVI): the ISP editor should keep the range selection (e.g. lines 5 - 10) after a copy or move command. This is done by the program editor.
Georg Schmitt 2 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural ISPF (ISP) 0 Under Review

Decrypt NSC records from PLOG

From SI-505073, create a utility to allow the decryption of NSC records after they have been extracted from a PLOG. This would be an alternative / secondary way to retrieve modifications to the FSEC when the NSC logging records are not available. ...
Chad Scott 4 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural Security (NSC) 0 Under Review

AND, OR, XOR for binary fields

It is currently not possible to do any "binary" operation on binary fields, like AND, OR, XOR or NOT. This makes declarations of particular bit-constants quasi useless, e.g. ... 3 #TB_VDT_FLAG (B01) /* various property flags...1 #TB_VDT_FLAG_VALUE...
Philippe Van Coppenolle 4 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) / Programing Syntax (Cross platforms) 0 Future consideration

New Parameter for ZIIP switching

When our Batch Natural for Ziip JOBS do a lot of I/Os the switching that happens even when using the I/O buffer causes the elapsed time to increase & greatly affects the batch window, which is unacceptable. I propose a new parameter to allevia...
Ilan Hirschowitz 5 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural for zIIP (NAZ) 0 Not in Plan

Userexit to write SMF records without switching into TCB mode

We have an ongoing Assembler replacement project and want to get rid of a routine which writes SMF records for statistics data. This routine is called around 60 million times a day from RPC transactions. Every call causes a switch from zIIP to the GP
Alexander Schuster 5 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 0 Planned

Dynamic parameter for NDV CICS selection.

Customer has 12 CICS's running in the development and test environments and developers need access to them all - meaning 12 NDV server tasks are needed. Consider making the configuration RFE_CICS_TA_HOST and RFE_CICS_TA_PORT dynamic parameters for...
Bjarne Soerensen 9 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural Development Server (NDV) 0 Planned

Tool to Monitor NDV

Sometimes our NDV server is consistently using higher than normal CPU and it appears if something is looping. There is no way to investigate this other than the MONITOR which gives you very limited information. We use NDV for SPoD and NatOne. We n...
Maria Monedero 11 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural Development Server (NDV) 2 Planned

JobID in User Exit USR4002N

Please add the JobID of the current runtime environment to USR4002N
Alexander Schuster 12 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 0 Under development

Allow NWO to work with more than one CICS

Allow NWO to be able to connect to more than one CICS, so it can service more concurrent transactions, and improve scalability to the environment, including more CICS as needed.
Fabio Shinji Hirakawa about 1 year ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural Web I/O Interface (NWO) 0 Under Review