ETA - Error Transaction Program

This Natural profile parameter provides the name of the program which receives control if an error condition is detected during Natural program execution.

Possible settings 1 to 8 characters Program name for error transaction.
' ' (blank) With ETA=' ', no error transaction program is called.
Default setting ' ' (blank)  
Dynamic specification yes  
Specification within session yes  
Application programming interface USR1041N USR1041Nis a sample error transaction program delivered in source form. See SYSEXT - Natural Application Programming Interfaces in the Utilities documentation.


  1. The setting of this parameter can be modified by a user program by way of assignment to the system variable *ERROR-TA or, if Natural Security is installed, within the Natural Security library profile; see Components of a Library Profile in the Natural Security documentation.
  2. For further information, see Using an Error Transaction Program in the Programming Guide.