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Select the required filter criteria from the drop-down list boxes and click on thebutton.
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.
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 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 Japanese Language Pack||NCJ||9.1.1|
|Natural openUTM Interface||NUT||8.2.7|
|Natural Optimizer Compiler||NOC||8.3.5|
|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|
|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.
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|
8.3.4 with Zap AO834004 (
|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 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|
|ConnecX SQL Engine||CXX||12.0.1|
|Entire Event Management||NCL||2.2.1 (2.1.2 for z/VSE)|
(This product is required if you are using Natural Security in a heterogeneous environment.)
|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 Document Management||NDM||1.6.3 with Service Pack I001 applied|
|Natural Web I/O Interface (Client)||NWO||1.3.18|
|Predict Application Control||PAC||2.6.1|
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|
9.12 for z/OS
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.
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/.