Installation Prerequisites

Operating Systems

Data Archiving for Adabas is compatible with the following platforms:

  • Windows

  • Linux

  • Solaris

  • HP-UX

  • AIX

  • z/OS


Data Archiving for Adabas can be used with any supported level of Adabas Version 6.1.9 or above in open systems and Adabas Version 8.1 or above in mainframe z/OS. Adabas must be UES enabled.

Adabas Client Library (OS)

For sites using Adabas 6.2, the client library ACL (or above) is required.

Adabas System Coordinator Version

Adabas System Coordinator Version 8.2 or above is required when using Data Archiving for Adabas.

The installation kit for Data Archiving for Adabas includes and will also install Adabas System Coordinator 8.2.

System Management Hub

System Management Hub Version 9.0 or above is required and is used as the user interface for all interaction with Data Archiving for Adabas.

A web browser supported by SMH must be available.


To use the supplied Natural API, Natural Version 6.3 or above in open systems and Natural version 4.2 or above in mainframe z/OS is required.


To use file mappings from Predict files then Predict must be installed.

Check Empower for Latest Maintenance

Check Software AG's Empower web site for the latest available maintenance for this version of Data Archiving for Adabas. If maintenance is available plan to apply it after successfully verifying the installation.