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Natural Buffer Pool (SYSBPM): TotalUC#2 new Use count field for depicting Level-1 executions of natural objects

Under Natural Buffer Pool (SYSBPM), we noticed while investigating a performance issue in production that when a Natural Object has multi-level, the TotalUC value for the primary object is a cumulative sum of all the sub-routines being called. Th...
Zaffer Khan 4 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 0 Under Review

Identify which skeleton's are used when JCL is generated in SMA

When JCL is generated for a JOB in SMA, we do not know which SKELETON's are being used. If we need to customize the SKELETON to meet customer standards then we have to hunt for the right skeleton that was pulled in. What I ended up doing was addin...
Raul Chiriboga 6 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 0 Under development

Create a user exit in SYSEXT to perform a SCAN across all FUSER or FNAT

Create a user exit in SYSEXT to perform a SCAN across all FUSER or FNAT .It can be similar to the existing SCAN tool. The replace function is not required and may be a bit dangerous. This way we can search all source code for a specific string, be...
Dana Sherbondy 2 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) / Utilities 2 Not in Plan

Allow wildcard notation “?” inside input edit mask for MOVE EDITED

With the MOVE EDITED statement you can apply an edit mask for Operand1 to output a field of any format (except H/C) into an alpha string (A/U/B) with a specific layout described by the edit mask. The edit mask can be considered as an output edit m...
Thomas Frischmann 3 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) / Programing Syntax (Cross platforms) 0 Under Review

Allow (CV=) after a literal string

Natural allows the use of dynamic control variables during INPUT and WRITE. BUT: the use of those (CV=<control_variable>) is restricted to a variable, not to a literal text. If you want to have a different visual behavior for a string, you m...
Philippe Van Coppenolle 3 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Programing Syntax (Cross platforms) 0 Future consideration

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 over 1 year ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural Development Server (NDV) 2 Under development

Naural API to retrieve 'DUMP ZAPS' information

It would be nice to have an API method of retrieving the information provided by the DUMP ZAPS command. When working with the application and testing of zaps applied to the various core and sub-product components of Natural, having a programmatic ...
David Gahring 8 months ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 3 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 2 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural Web I/O Interface (NWO) 0 Under Review

NWO portshare support

Allow NWO to work with TCP portshare, to allow load balance between two NWO instances on the same port. It is an importante factor for the groth of the environment.
Fabio Shinji Hirakawa about 2 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural Web I/O Interface (NWO) 0 Under development

Automatic verification of a zaps Pre-req.

Natural and other product zaps regularly have prerequisites for example; * *+ZAP:NA93002 * -------- (C) Software AG, Darmstadt/Germany, 2012 -------- * ---------------- Release Date: 01.Nov.2012 --------------- * PRODUCT: NAT823 * PREREQ. : NA9222...
Guest about 3 years ago in Natural for z/OS / Natural (NAT) 1 Not in Plan