Available and Supported Software AG Product Versions


Product Availability and End of Maintenance

You can view all available Software AG product versions and check the dates when their maintenance ends by visiting the Software AG Empower website at https://empower.softwareag.com/:

  1. Log in to Empower.

  2. Expand Products & Documentation in the left menu of the page and select Product Version Availability:

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  3. Select the required filter criteria from the drop-down list boxes and click on the SEARCH button.

    A list of supported Software AG products that meet the filter criteria is shown. In addition, the end-of-standard-maintenance dates are indicated in the EOM column.

    If you mark Show prior Product Versions, only product versions that are out of maintenance are listed.

Overview of Natural Add-On Product Versions

This release of Natural provides changes to the Natural add-on product versions (or subcomponents) marked with an asterisk (*) in the following table. All other Natural add-on product versions listed in the table have already been released with a previous Natural version and provide no changes.

The Zap solutions and fixes mentioned in the following table can be downloaded from the Product Fixes section of the Software AG Empower website at https://empower.softwareag.com/.

Product Name Product Code Version
Natural Advanced Facilities NAF 8.2.7
Natural CICS Interface (*) NCI 8.2.7
8.3.4 (z/OS only)
Natural Com-plete/SMARTS Interface (*) NCF 8.2.7
8.3.5 (z/OS only)
Natural Connection NTC 8.2.7
Natural Development Server (*) NDV 9.1.1
Natural for DB2 (*) NDB 8.4.2

with Zaps NQ12009, NQ12010, NQ12011 and NQ12012 applied and Hotfix NQ84207 if the multi-fetch feature is to be used

Natural for DL/I NDL 8.2.7
Natural for SQL/DS NSQ 8.2.7
Natural for VSAM NVS 8.2.7
Natural IMS TM Interface (*) NII 8.2.7
8.3.4 if Natural for IMS for zIIP is to be used
Natural ISPF ISP 8.2.7
Natural Japanese Language Pack NCJ 9.1.1
Natural openUTM Interface NUT 8.2.7
Natural Optimizer Compiler NOC 8.3.5
Natural Review RNM 8.2.7
Natural RPC (*) RPC 8.2.7

(RPC is a separate subcomponent of Natural)

Natural SAF Security (*) NSF 8.2.7

with Zap SF97005 if password phrases are to be used

Natural Security (*) NSC 9.1.1
Natural SQL Gateway NSB 8.2.7
Natural TIAM Interface NRT 8.2.7
Natural TSO Interface NTI 8.2.7 with Zap NY97003
Natural Web I/O Interface (Server) NWO 9.1.1
Super Natural NSN 8.2.7
Natural Batch for zIIP (*) NAZBT 8.2.7
Natural for CICS for zIIP (*) NAZCI 8.3.4
Natural for Com-plete for zIIP (*) NAZCO 8.3.5
Natural for IMS for zIIP (*) NAZNI 8.3.4

* Product-specific changes and/or enhancements are described in New and Changed Features of Natural Version 9.1.1 Add-On Products.

Software AG Product Versions Supported by Natural

Natural Version 9.1.1 and the add-on products released with this version support the minimum versions and fixes (or higher) of the optional Software AG products listed in the following table. In general, Software AG recommends using the latest product versions supported by Natural to take advantage of new features and enhancements provided by these products.

The Zap solutions, fixes and service packs mentioned in the following table can be downloaded from the Product Fixes section of the Software AG Empower website at https://empower.softwareag.com/.

Product Name Product Code Minimum Version
Adabas ADA 8.3

8.3.4 with Zap AO834004 (ADALCO) if Natural for Com-plete for zIIP is installed

Adabas CICS Interface ACI 8.3

8.4.2 if Natural for CICS for zIIP is installed

Adabas IMS/TM Interface AII 8.3

8.4.3 if Natural for IMS for zIIP is installed

Adabas Limited Load Library WAL 8.3 if Natural SAF Security is to be used

WAL843L001 if Natural SAF Security with password phrases is to be used

Adabas Online System AOS 8.3
Adabas Review REV 4.8.2
Adabas System Coordinator COR 8.2.2

COR822P003 if Natural for CICS for zIIP is installed

Adabas Text Retrieval TRS 2.1.4
Com-plete COM 6.8.1 Cumulative Fix 12 with SMARTS Version 3.3.1 Cumulative Fix 25
Con-form CMF 3.4.3
Con-nect CNT 3.4.3
ConnecX SQL Engine CXX 12.0.1
Entire Connection PCC 9.1.1
Entire Event Management NCL 2.2.1 (2.1.2 for z/VSE)
Entire Net-Work WCP 6.3.2

(This product is required if you are using Natural Security in a heterogeneous environment.)

Entire Operations NOP 5.4.3
Entire Output Management NOM 3.4.3
Entire System Server NPR 3.6.2
International Components for Unicode for Software AG ICS 2.2.1
Mainframe License Check MLC 1.3.4
Natural Business Services NBS 8.2.2
Natural Construct CST 8.2.2
Natural Document Management NDM 1.6.3 with Service Pack I001 applied
Natural Engineer NEE 9.1.1
NaturalONE (*) ONE 9.1.1
Natural Web I/O Interface (Client) NWO 1.3.18
Predict PRD 8.4.1
Predict Application Control PAC 2.6.1
SMARTS APS

2.7.2 Cumulative Fix 22 for BS2000

3.3.1 Cumulative Fix 28 for z/OS

3.3.1 Cumulative Fix 27 for z/VSE

System Automation Tools SAT 3.4.3
System Maintenance Aid SMA 2.1.2 Cumulative Fix 4
webMethods EntireX EXX

9.12 for z/OS
10.5 for z/OS to use the zIIP-eligible EntireX Broker stub NATETBZ
9.6.0 for z/VSE
8.1.1 for BS2000

Although it may be technically possible to run versions of other Software AG products which are older than the ones listed above with a new version of Natural, this is not recommended because, for legal reasons, Software AG cannot continue to support such combinations and cannot make any statements about whether it is technically possible to run a new version of Natural with versions of other Software AG products which are older than the ones listed above.

NaturalONE

For information on changes, enhancements and new features available with NaturalONE, see the Release Notes in the NaturalONE documentation in the Documentation section of the Software AG Empower website at https://empower.softwareag.com/.