SYSPSW - Adabas Default Password for Natural System Files

It provides an Adabas default password for access to Natural system files (FNAT, FUSER, FDIC, FSEC, FPROF, FSPOOL and FREG), which have been password-protected.

Possible settings 1 - 8 characters The Adabas default password for access to password-protected Natural system files.


  1. If a Natural system file is password-protected, a password which permits updates to the file must be specified.
  2. The password specified with the SYSPSW parameter applies to all Natural system files for which no individual passwords are specified.
  3. If the Natural system files are not password-protected, set SYSPSW to blanks.
  4. If profile parameter OPRB is specified, the SYSPSW password is used for the initial Adabas open call and must permit access and/or update to all the files specified in OPRB, as required.
Default setting blanks  
Dynamic specification yes

If you specify SYSPSW dynamically in conjunction with any of the individual system file parameters FNAT, FUSER, FDIC, FSEC, FSPOOL, FPROF and FREG, you must specify SYSPSW before any individual system file parameter.

Specification within session no  


  1. This Natural profile parameter only applies to Adabas databases.
  2. Passwords for individual system files can be specified with the subparameter password of the profile parameters FNAT, FUSER, FDIC, FSEC, FSPOOL, FPROF and FREG.