LIBNAM - Name of External Program Load Library

This Natural profile parameter specifies the name of the load library from which programs are to be loaded dynamically when Natural is used under BS2000, z/OS batch mode, or TSO.

Possible settings character string Any valid BS2000 file name, or 8-byte DDNAME of load library
Default setting none  
Dynamic specification yes  
Specification within session no  


  1. This Natural profile parameter only applies under BS2000, z/OS batch mode, and TSO.
  2. Under z/OS, a JCL statement with a DDNAME that equals the LIBNAM setting also needs to be specified. By default, programs are loaded from the job steplib.