This Natural profile parameter can be used to adjust the current machine date (as read by using the internal machine time) by adding/subtracting a number of years to/from it. This may be useful for countries that use different calendars.
The parameter is specified as
|Specification within session||no|
YDsetting is not, the 1st March will be used instead of the 29th February.
YDmust be in the range of 1582 through 2699. If the profile parameter
MAXYEARis set to
9999, the upper year limit is 7999