Natural Version 8.2.7 Release Notes for Mainframes

This document provides a brief summary of the changes and enhancements that have been introduced in Natural Version 8.2.7 for Mainframes and the Natural add-on products released with this version. Revised and updated documentation sets are available with this version.

The release notes for all currently supported versions of Natural for Mainframes are provided in Previous Release Notes.

Update Information, December 2017:

Supported Environments

Operating Systems
TP Monitors/Online Interfaces
Database Management Systems
Authorized Services Manager and Roll Server

Available and Required Software AG Product Versions

Product Availability and End of Maintenance
Overview of New Natural Add-On Product Versions
Software AG Product Versions Required with Natural

Installation and Compatibility

Changes to Installation
License File

New and Changed Features of Base Natural

Customer Feature Requests for Base Natural
Operations and Performance
Unicode and Code Page Support
Programming Language
System Commands
Terminal Commands
Application Programming Interfaces

New and Changed Features of Natural Add-On Products

Natural Optimizer Compiler
Natural RPC (Remote Procedure Call)
Natural Security
Natural SQL Gateway
Natural zIIP Enabler

New and Changed Features of Most Recent Natural Add-On Products

Natural CICS Interface Version 8.3.4
Natural Com-plete/SMARTS Interface Version 8.3.5
Natural Development Server Version 8.3.4
Natural for DB2 Version 8.4.2
Natural Optimizer Compiler Version 8.3.5
Natural Web I/O Interface Server Version 8.3.4

Previous Release Notes Past Release Notes of Natural