Natural Connection

Natural Connection provides an access method required for transferring data, reports, Natural objects and sources from a Natural mainframe computer to a PC.

The prerequisite for the use of Natural Connection is Entire Connection. For information on Entire Connection, refer to the relevant documentation.

This documentation is organized under the following headings:

Main Functionality Describes the main functionality that is relevant for the mainframe.
Preparing to Use Natural Connection Describes the tasks that must be accomplished to allow download and upload.
Natural Statements Describes the Natural statements that are relevant for processing information between the mainframe and the PC by using Natural Connection.
Processing Work Files Describes restrictions on the use of work file attributes, the support of work file formats and the impact of READ loops.

See also Installing Natural Connection in the Installation for z/OS, Installation for z/VSE or Installation for BS2000 documentation.